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52718: The sorrow of true love

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

The last page of the diary kept by Edward Thomas over his last three months as a soldier. The diary was in the possession of Thomas' son Merfyn Thomas (1900-1965) until his death, and was rediscovered by his son Edward Thomas in 1970. The manuscript is untitled but is labeled 'The sorrow of true love' in 'Edward Thomas Collected Poems'. Date inscribed in Helen Thomas' hand.

History

Identifier

2213.jpg | ETCAR_41_144.jpg

Subject

Allied Forces | Commemoration | Passchendaele

Creator

Thomas, Edward (1878-1917)

Date

February - April 1917

Date Created

01/02/1917

Temporal Date

09/04/1917

Spatial

Ronville, France

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