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Title The Emigrant-Ship, and Other Poems
Author Smith, James Lister
Date 1851
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Hope and Co., Publishers
Reference 11646.b.49
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A poem looking at emigration from the perspective of a soldier, a student, a peasant, a merchant, and a seamstress. The author claims to have written from experiences drawn from real life.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places London, England
Nationality English
Keywords poetry, journey conditions, suicide, health and sickness, trade, soldier
Language English
Copyright British Library