Bull, Richard, 1725-1806.
Lines in mosoleum at North Court, not after 1806 / by Mr. Bull.
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Manuscript in Richard Bull's hand of the verses that were inscribed in the mausoleum to the memory of his daughter Catherine, who died in 1795. The mausoleum, now lost, was erected ca. 1800 by Bull in The Dell at Northcourt, in the Isle of Wight. The verses begin: "Oft in this once belovd retreat, A father and a sister meet ..."
Merian drawings purchased by Richard Bull from the collection of Doctor Fothergill (1712-1780). Album purchased by W.S. Lewis at the Julia Swinburne and Lady Jane Ashburnham sale, Sotheby's, lot 426, 20 July 1954.
In English.
Title written in ink and pencil in a contemporary hand on verso.
Statement of responsibility written in pencil in a contemporary hand on verso.
Date supplied by cataloger based on the year of Richard Bull's death.
Pencil annotation in a later hand on verso: V[...?] extracts[?] Mrs. B.
Watermark: Joseph Coles 1805.
Formerly laid in at page 209 in an album containing 402 pages, bound in red morocco leather with single gilt ruled line; spine stamped in gold "Drawings." Now disassembled and matted separately: Bull, R. Scrapbook of drawings. [England], [not after 1806].
Richard Bull, Lines in Mosoleum at North Court. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Isle of Wight (England) -- Poetry.
English poetry -- 19th century.
Poems. rbgenr
Watermarks (Paper) -- Joseph Coles -- 1805. rbpap
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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