[In ink:] The Bard That's Far Awa'! Though cauldly now in dust he lies, Who heart sac warmly beat, His spirit frae the golden skies Shall auld acquaintance great...Let worldlings o' his genius boast, And praise his mighty mind; Love finds for Scott aprouder toast The friend of a' manking! Then fill the cup. [Plus embossed portrait of Scott.]
Hand-written ink & one embossed print. Sheet 336 x 246mm. 13¼ x 9¾". Slight mark on embossed print.
A poem to Scott which appeared in The Metropolitan and the Foreign Quarterly Review, January to June, 1834 (Edinburgh). There is no recording of Mrs Crawford's dates, the poet, however in 1786 she is recorded to have written 'A Review of Mrs. C. and Mrs. Siddons, in the Character of Belvidera". An embossed portrait of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) sits in the middle of the poem.
[Ref: 19159] £60.00