Stoke Poges Church.The Scene of Gray's Boyhood Elegy and Grave.
Published by subscription and respectfully Dedicated to Granville Penn Esqr. F.S.A. Stoke Park Buckinghamshire. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, sheet 380 x 510mm. 15 x 20".
Thomas Gray's (1716–1771) Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard is believed to have been written in the churchyard of the parish church of Saint Giles in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire. Gray is buried at St Giles and there is a large monument displaying the Elegy nearby, built by John Penn, William Penn's grandson. Douglas Morison (1810 - 1847).
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