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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 300
MS poem attributed to Henry Savile entitled 'Advice to a Painter to Draw the Duke of Yorke'; 1673
Text consists of 117 lines.
Poem more commonly attributed to Henry Savile (1642-1687) (see Index, ELM, II, part 2 p 25).
The advice is dated 1673 and Beal dates this copy to the late 17th century (Index, II, MaA 463).
Title Of Work
Advice to a Painter to Draw the Duke of Yorke
First Line of Poem
Spread a large Canvas Painter to Containe
Last Line of Poem
Till that stroke's struck which they cannot repreive
One sheet folded once to form two folios
Watermark: Pot, large, surmounted by quatrefoil and fleur de lis, containing letters FRC, approx. 117 x 52 mm
Index, ELM II, MaA 463
Crum, Index, S 1099
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 40/77
For other MS concordances see Index, ELM, II, MaA 434-62 & MaA 464-75
Advice to a Painted to draw the Duke by (London 1679)
A Collection of Poems on Affairs of State (London, 1689) ??
Poems on Affairs of State, vol I (1963), pp 213-19
Publication states that it is 'by A-M-L Esq.'
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Dates of existence
Savile; Henry (c.1642-1687); Mr; M.P. Newark 1677 1665; elected 1673 but election declared void 1677
Marvell; Andrew (1621-1678); poet
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