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Document ReferencePw V 594
TitleMS poem entitled 'Advice to a Painter'; c 1697
Date1697 (c)
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionText consists of 147 lines plus 4 cancelled lines.

Needham wrote on the cover to this bundle of poesm 'This seems to be corrected by the author.
Title Of WorkAdvice to a Painter
First Line of PoemWhat hands what skill can form the artfull peice
Last Line of PoemIs mark'd for whose and never tasts the joy
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
ConditionFragile
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Fleur de lis within narrow shield, surmounted by ornamental crown, 75 x 47 mm

Countermark: Letters II, 14 x 28 mm
WatermarkFleur de lis
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 44/49
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 48/71
Other versions of the same MS.
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State, vol VI (1970), pp 15-25

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1110Needham; Francis (1900-1971); Mr; librarian to the 6th Duke of Portland1900-1971
NA72726Shippen; William (1673-1743); Mr1673-1743
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