Two Poems by F. G. Stephens

Alternately titled: A Burial Place for Me
Alternately titled: Oh Weary Falls the Lapsing Time

Frederick Stephens

Production Description

Document Title: A Burial Place for Me
Document Title: [Untitled]
Author: Frederick G. Stephens
Date of composition: 1849
Type of Manuscript: holograph fair copy
Collation: 1 leaf


Current Location: Library of the South African National Gallery

Physical Description

Paper: pale blue unlined
Dimensions of Document: 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
Other Physical Features: On the reverse of the manuscript is a copy of another (untitled) poem by Stephens.

Scholarly Commentary


This small manuscript has two poems by Stephens—“A Burial Place for Me” and an untitled lyric of three quatrains.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Copyright: Published with the permission of Iziko Museums of Cape Town