|Content Description||For detailed descriptions of the items contained, see Pw V 799/1-9.|
The poem was composed between 14 and 21 September 1720.
Endorsed 'A poem made 1720 upon the fall of S. Sea Stock'.
The title is accompanied by a quotation from Horace, Odes 3.29.49-52.
|Descriptive Features||Watermark: Seven Provinces Lion within double rimmed and crowned circle, approx. 94 x 80 mm (Type A, ff 107 and f 13)|
Countermark: Royal cipher, letters GR surmounted by crown, approx. 40 x 32 mm (With Type A)
Watermark: Pro Patria, Dutch maiden and Seven Provinces lion within fenced field, approx. 105 x 110 mm (Type B, ff 9-12)
Countermark: Roman numerals IV, approx. 12 x 20 mm (With Type B)