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64828: Letter: To Gordon Bottomley / Daughters of War

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posted on 2024-05-02, 16:14 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Postmarked envelope included with letter.
Sympathises with Gordon Bottomley's health in the cold weather / tells of his own ill health / discusses Edward Marsh's opinion of Bottomley's assessment of Isaac Rosenberg's poems / briefly mentions 'Daughters of War', included with letter / apologises for having offended Bottomley with a comment after he had sent out a volume of H. G. Wells's / discusses Wilfred Gibson's 'Battle' / value of literature in war.
Poem included with letter to Gordon Bottomley. Letter sympathises with Gordon Bottomley's health in the cold weather / tells of his own ill health / discusses Edward Marsh's opinion of Bottomley's assessment of Isaac Rosenberg's poems / briefly mentions 'Daughters of War' / apologises for having offended Bottomley with a comment after he had sent out a volume of H. G. Wells's / discusses Wilfred Gibson's 'Battle' / value of literature in war.

History

Identifier

5219.cpd | 4407.jpg | IRBL103-c13323-30.jpg 4411.jpg | IRBL103-c13323-34.jpg 4410.jpg | IRBL103-c13323-33.jpg 4408.jpg | IRBL103-c13323-31.jpg 4409.jpg | IRBL103-c13323-32.jpg

Creator

Rosenberg, Isaac (1890-1918)

Date

5th December 1916

Date Created

05/12/1916

Spatial

France

Source

Folio | Letter Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Miscellaneous Letter Poem within letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 5, 6

Number of Pages

5

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The British Library / The Laurence Binyon Literary Estate / The Gordon Bottomley Literary Estate

Collection ID

Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E

Repository Name

The British Library

Repository Address

96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive