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Title : Poems and recitations

Format : song

Composer : Elliot, Robert

Production details : publisher : Richardson and Fenton
Bedlington ; Northumberland

Date : 1877

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Collection name : Poems and recitations


This collection consists of a selection of poems and songs from 'Poems and recitations' by Robert Elliot of Choppington. The book was published in Bedlington by Richardson and Fenton in 1877. The publication consists largely of sentimental poems, relating the passing of loved ones as in 'The drunkard', or in 'On visiting', reflecting fondly on the past. There are however a small selection of poems commenting on issues of the day which touch on the political activity in the county at the time. Little is known of the author other than he was from Choppington and was writing in the late nineteenth century.


Collection description : A collection of poems and songs by Robert Elliot of Choppington

Period : 1861-1900

Held by : South Shields Library

Copyright : Item reproduced by kind permission of South Shields Library


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