Document ReferencePw V 401
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Prometheus; A Poem', by Jonathan Swift; [c.1724]
Date1724 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 76 lines.

Date suggested from its printing as a broadside in 1724.

The endorsement 'Prometheus' appears on f 2v.
Title Of WorkPromoetheus: A Poem
First Line of PoemWhen first the Squire & Tinker Wood
Last Line of PoemFor want of Vulturs we have Crows
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 241 (dimensions, paper, watermark, script) & Pw V 427 (dimensions, paper, watermark, script)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Great Britain within crowned garter, approx. 85 x 65 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR within circle, approx. 42 x 42 mm
WatermarkArms of Great Britain
Related MaterialCrum, Index, W 1062
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 402
University of Nottingham Library:
Pw V 401 is another copy of Pw V 402
Publication NotePrinted as a broadside in 1724 & Aldine (ed.), Jonathan Swift, Poems (London, 1833-34), iii, p 103 & Williams (ed.), Poems of Jonathan Swift (Oxford, 1958) i, p 343

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1130Swift; Jonathan (1667-1745); Dr; satirist and writer1667-1745
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