Item 1 - From "Our Lady of the Snows"

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From "Our Lady of the Snows"

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CA ON00239 F00596-S08-f0036-1

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  • [ca. 1887] (Original) (Creation)
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    Stevenson, Robert Lewis

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1 p.

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(13 Nov. 1850-3 Dec. 1894)

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Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses.
Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health. As a young man, he mixed in London literary circles, receiving encouragement from Andrew Lang, Edmund Gosse, Leslie Stephen and W. E. Henley, the last of whom may have provided the model for Long John Silver in Treasure Island. Stevenson spent several years in search of a location suited to his health, before finally settling in Samoa, where he died.
A celebrity in his lifetime, Stevenson attracted a more negative critical response for much of the 20th century, though his reputation has been largely restored. He is currently ranked as the 26th most translated author in the world.

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Item is a typed copy of segments of the poem, "Our Lady of the Snows" with Robert Louis Stevenson's initials at the bottom. Item was located and retrieved from WD Jordan Special Collections - Buchan, under call number A1 .M4.

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  • English

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  • Folder: 2110, Box 26, File 3, Item 1