Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 4 Apr 1840
Image size: h 13.0cm x w 17.9cm
Paper size: h 13.5cm x w 18.9cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Physical description: chemicals have carried over to verso
Provenance:Matilda Talbot 1934
Owner: National Science and Media Museum
Object owner number: 1937-1504
Collection: Science Museum 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...