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52499: Dusk and the Mirror / Lusitania / Significance

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posted on 2024-05-02, 18:52 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

On page torn from ledger. Contains two pencil drafts of the poem 'Significance' and pencil fragment [You can never bury him]. The 'Lusitania' was a British passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo, 7 May 1915, on a homeward voyage from New York. 1,198 people died, including 100 Americans. A draft of 'Dusk and the Mirror' is on the reverse. |

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On a page torn from ledger.
On the reverse of poem 'Dusk and the Mirror'. Two pencil drafts (one entitled 'Interest')" In the right upper corner are alternative ideas for line 4. Also on page a pencil draft of poem 'Lusitania'. Page also contains pencil fragment [You can never bury him].
Drafts on the reverse of a draft of 'Dusk and the Mirror'. Also on page are two pencil drafts of the poem 'Significance' and pencil fragment [You can never bury him]. The 'Lusitania' was a British passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo, 7 May 1915, on a homeward voyage from New York. 1,198 people died, including 100 Americans.

History

Identifier

1703.cpd | 1447.jpg | IRIWM_1_208.jpg 1449.jpg | IRIWM_1_208_1b.jpg 1448.jpg | IRIWM_1_208_1.jpg

Creator

Rosenberg, Isaac (1890-1918)

Date

June - August 1915 | June - August 1915 June 1915 - August 1915?

Date Created

01/06/1916 | 01/06/1915

Temporal Date

31/08/1916 | 31/08/1915

Spatial

London

Source

Folio | Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen Pencil

Type

Poem | Poem

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Imperial War Museum / The Isaac Rosenberg Literary Estate

Collection ID

IR/I/208 | IR/I/208b | IR/I/208b

Repository Name

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

Repository Address

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Usage metrics

    The Isaac Rosenberg Collection

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