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Text: ‘Lewis Carroll’, ‘You are old, Father William’ in Popular lantern readings 1 (1880s)

Type of text
poem
Publication
unknown
Contributor

author: CARROLL, Lewis [pseudonym of DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge  (1832-1898)]

Main language(s)
English
Notes
The Pumphrey compilation reading titles this as 'Parody on 'You are old, Father William'', the parody being on Robert Southey's poem 'The Old Man's Comforts and How He Gained Them' of 1799.
Contained in

Popular lantern readings: volume I (Birmingham: Alfred Pumphrey, 1880s), pp. 108-109

Associated slide set

reading for You are old, Father William (recitation: Alfred Pumphrey, 4 slides, in/before 1888)

Collections

copy in MLS Slide Readings Library, item 92859

Lucerna ID 4009266

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 October 2012

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