Paper Conservator Jane Boyd recently completed a treatment of the 1819 manuscript for Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poem “The Battle of Marathon,” which was recently digitized. Browning’s method of revising involved sewing pieces of paper containing handwritten notes directly into the manuscript, which had to be removed and preserved during the digitization process.
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About Edgar Walters
Walters was an undergraduate intern who majored in Plan II Honors, focusing on American Literature, World War II History, and German Language.