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68668: Died of Wounds

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posted on 2024-04-24, 14:30 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Manuscript of poem in ink in Siegfried Sassoon's hand. Signed by Sassoon. The poem was published in 'The Old Huntsman' (1917). Note on a postcard included with the poem in Prof Edward Dent's hand dated 8th September 1940, asking if the Fitzwilliam Museum is still collecting 'autographs of Cambridge poets'. Dent also notes that he believes this copy of 'Died of Wounds' to be the first, 'although it is undated'. |

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Manuscript of poem in ink in Siegfried Sassoon's hand. Signed by Sassoon. The poem was published in 'The Old Huntsman' (1917). Note on a postcard included with the poem in Prof Edward Dent's hand dated 8th September 1940, asking if the Fitzwilliam Museum is still collecting 'autographs of Cambridge poets'. Dent also notes that he believes this copy of 'Died of Wounds' to be the first, 'although it is undated'.
Note on a postcard included with the poem in Prof Edward Dent's hand dated 8th September 1940, asking if the Fitzwilliam Museum is still collecting 'autographs of Cambridge poets'. Dent also notes that he believes this copy of 'Died of Wounds' to be the first, 'although it is undated'. The poem was published in 'The Old Huntsman' (1917).

History

Identifier

9836.cpd | SSCAMFW_Sassoon_Died_of_wounds_Ms | 9604.jpg | SSCAMFW_Sassoon_Died_of_wounds_Ms(1).jpg 9605.jpg | SSCAMFW_Sassoon_Died_of_wounds_Ms(2).jpg

Creator

Sassoon, Siegfried (1886-1967)

Date

Unknown 8th September 1940

Date Created

08/09/1940

Spatial

Unknown Cambridge

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem | Poem Prose

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge / The Siegfried Sassoon Literary Estate

Collection ID

MS(1) | MS(2)

Repository Name

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Repository Address

Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RB, UK

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