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52699: Blenheim oranges

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posted on 2024-04-25, 17:29 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Written while resting from mathematical training in London at his parents' home. Lines 17-24 recall Edward Thomas' affection for the old London houses of his youth. This manuscript is untitled but it is labeled 'Blenheim Oranges' in 'Edward Thomas Collected Poems'. This is after the title provided by Edward Thomas to in a letter to Eleanor Farjeon of 19 September 1916.

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Identifier

2209.jpg | ETCAR_41_134.jpg

Subject

Allied Forces | Commemoration | Somme

Creator

Thomas, Edward (1878-1917)

Date

Aug-16

Date Created

26/08/1916

Temporal Date

27/08/1916

Spatial

Balham, London, England

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

Cardiff University Library Archive / The Edward Thomas Literary Estate

Collection ID

The Edward Thomas Collection: 41

Repository Name

Cardiff University Library Archive

Repository Address

Information Services, Cardiff University, P.O. Box 430, Cardiff, CF24 0DE, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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