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Autograph manuscript of Fifty Poems: MS 6-1955

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Autograph manuscript of Fifty Poems


Author: Sassoon, Siegfried



Siegfried Sassoon wrote this fair copy in 1924 while choosing material for his Selected Poems (1925). When the autograph manuscript was rebound in 1953, many empty pages were removed, but Sassoon had intended to fill them eventually, as his note at the end of the volume reveals: ‘The blank pages are the rest of my life.’

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1955) by Sassoon, Siegfried


Production date: AD 1924

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 6-1955
Primary reference Number: 239457
Project ID: 3562
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Created: Friday 15 November 2019 Updated: Tuesday 26 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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