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This Month's Featured Poetry Text

The VPC has partnered with the both the Armstrong Browning Library and the University of Delaware Library's Mark Samuels Lasner Collection. We are very grateful for their support! Each month the VPC will feature a new image of a poetry text or images related to poets from the nineteenth-century. 

To see more images and materials from the University of Delaware Library and the Mark Samuel Lasner Collection, go here.

To explore the Armstrong Browning Library archives, go here.

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August 2022
August 2022

Jane Rutland's "To the Readers of this Unpretending Book" in Poems Grave and Gay, from the Finchley Woods. First edition. London: printed for the author, Elm Villas, East End, Finchley, 1865. 19th Century Women Poets Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University , Waco, Texas.

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July 2022
July 2022

Lara & Luisa Rejon's needlework design of Robert Browning's poem, "Home-Thoughts from the Sea." ND. Modern Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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June 2022
June 2022

Robert Browning's "Stanza 10" in So Here then is the Last Ride. Hand illumined by Lily Ess. East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1900. Rare Book Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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May 2022
May 2022

Parke Vanparke's "Mrs. Elizabeth Barrett Browning" in Discursions and Diversions. Philadelphia: Jas. B. Rodergers, 1866. Rare Book Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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January 2022
January 2022

[Hoole] Hofland, Barbara. "Lines Presented with a Snow Drop to a Little Girl, Just Recovered from a Severe Illness" in Poems. Sheffield: Printed by J. Montgomery ... and sold by Vernor and Hood ... London, 1805. 19th Century Women Poets Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University , Waco, Texas.

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December 2021
December 2021

Mrs. Jane Loudon's British Wild Flowers. 3rd Edition. London: James Nelson & Co., 1859. 19th Century Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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November 2021
November 2021

Robert Browning's "K. de K. Bronson." 1883 November 4. Robert Browning Manuscripts, E0219. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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October 2021
October 2021

Mary Howitt's duplicate receipt of payment from Harper Brother's. 1845 September 16. Victorian Manuscripts. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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September 2021
September 2021

Sarianna Browning's pencil sketch of Pas de Roland from her sketchbook. N.D. H0066, Browning Collections. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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August 2021
August 2021

Henrietta Barrett Moulton-Barrett's pencil sketch of a cricket game from her sketchbook. circa 1831. C0107, Altham Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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July 2021
July 2021

Anna Missing Sewell's autograph letter to Fannie. 1871 January 30. Victorian Letters. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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June 2021
June 2021

Elizabeth Barrett Browning's "The Little Friend." [1833]. D0477, Browning Collections. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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May 2021
May 2021

Robert Browning's A Selection from the Works of Robert Browning. London; Edward Moxon, 1865. In a Cosway binding by J.H. Stonehouse with a miniature on ivory by Miss Currie. Rare Book Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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April 2021
April 2021

Robert Browning's "Helen's Tower." 1870 April 26. E0164, Browning Collections. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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March 2021
March 2021

Grace Margaret Durnford's redwork sampler of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poem, "The Soul's Expression." c. 1900. Victorian Collection. Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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