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68552: The Dug-Out / Butterflies

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Manuscript of poems in ink with corrections, signed 'S. S.'. 'The Dug-Out' was initially composed at St Venant in July 1918. Both were published in 'Picture-Show' (1919). The 'Dug-Out' was based on how Siegfried Sassoon's fellow officer 'Jowett' looked while he was asleep.

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Identifier

9566.jpg | SSBODENGLETTC741r.jpg

Creator

Sassoon, Siegfried (1886-1967)

Date

Aug-18

Date Created

01/08/1918

Temporal Date

31/08/1918

Spatial

Lancaster Gate

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford / The Siegfried Sassoon Literary Estate

Collection ID

M.S. Eng lett C.7

Repository Name

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford: Special Collections, Literary Manuscripts

Repository Address

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG, UK

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