Document ReferencePw V 403
TitleMS poem, entitled 'The Architect', by Jonathan Swift; 1709
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 48 lines.

The author's name 'Dr Swift' appears next to the title. The poem is endorsed: 'The Architect 1709'.

The architect of the title is Sir John Vanbrugh. His name appears in the title of another version of this poem, for details of which see Pw V 404.
Title Of WorkThe Architect
First Line of PoemWhen Mother Clud had rose from play
Last Line of PoemA mousetrap man chief Engineer
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Royal Cipher, AR surmounted by crown, approx. 33 x 33 mm
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:Pw V 404
University of Nottingham Library:
Pw V 404 is another copy of Pw V 403
Publication NoteAldine (ed.), Jonathan Swift, Poems (London, 1833-34), i, p 79 & H. Williams (ed.), Poems of Jonathan Swift (Clarendon Press; Oxford, 1937) i, pp 86-88

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72831Vanbrugh; John (1664-1726); Sir1664-1726
NA1130Swift; Jonathan (1667-1745); Dr; satirist and writer1667-1745
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