- Colling, Mary Maria
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Mary Maria Colling manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
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Mary Maria Colling (b. 1804), English poet and domestic servant. While working as a lady's maid, Colling's talent for poetry was discovered by novelist Anna Eliza Bray, who helped her publish her Fables and other Pieces in Verse in 1831. Holograph verse fables : Oct 1838 : (MISC 3752) : fair copy of three poems, "The dew drops and the stream," "The empty ear of corn," and "The hound and the flea.".
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LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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