Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 4 Apr 1840
Image size: h 13.2cm x w 18.2cm
Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact
Inscription: in ink upper right verso: h
Provenance:The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (LA3184; 00108)
Owner: The British Library
Object owner number: Talbot Photo 1(153)
Collection: Talbot Collection
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The last five lines from the final stanza of Lord George Gordon Byron's "Ode to Napoleon Bonaparte" where Byron compares Napoleon and Washington, "The Cincinnatues of thest West".
Yes–one–the first–the last–the best–
The Cincinnatus of the West,
Whom envy dared not hate,
Bequeath'd the name of Washington,
To make man blush there was but one!
Copy of a handwritten poem: Byro...