Brotherton, Mary (F)

Surname: Brotherton (née Rees)
Forename(s): Mary Isabella Irwin
b. 1820. d. 25 January 1910. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, and novelist. Pseudonym: M. B. Born in Calcutta, India. Lived in Rome. Married painter Augustus H. Brotherton in August 1851, afterwards living in Rome where they befriended the Brownings and Thackeray. In 1881 they moved to Freshwater, Isle of Wight, living close to the Tennysons. Author of several volumes of poetry including Poems (1855) and Rosemary for Remembrance (1895), and the novels Arthur Brandon (1856) and Respectable Sinners (1863). Biographical information: Wellesley Index; At the Circulating Library. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 25
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Fortune-Teller. A Seaport Ditty 1859-09-10 Once a Week Poet 214
In the Moonlight Long Ago. (Song, For Music) 1862-11-01 Once a Week Poet 927
Love Song 1862-12-06 Once a Week Poet 934
Contented 1868-05 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12010
Time Defied 1868-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12012
To Marg. Baldhoven, Etc. Lately Married 1870-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14856
Latin Inscription by M. Von Baldhoven, Under the Portrait of E. J. W. 1870-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14855
AD M. Majum 1870-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 15917
I. The Bird 1872-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14431
II. Home 1872-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14432
Tired. To— 1872-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14440
Not Lost 1874-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14514
Sonnet—Human Love 1874-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14520
Cuckoo Song 1875-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14529
Happy and Whole 1875-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14545
Chechina. A Recollection of Frascati 1889-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14871
“Give It To Him.” An Incident of the Franco-Prussian War (Related by the Surgeon). 1891-12 Victorian Magazine Poet 1517
The Mother’s Story 1892-02 Victorian Magazine Poet 1524
Love for Love. (A Ballad) 1892-07 Victorian Magazine Poet 1537
Dead Joy. (A Song) 1892-08 Victorian Magazine Poet 1541
Farringford Lawn. (In the days that are no more) 1893-02 Atalanta Poet 2255
A Letter 1894-09 Atalanta Poet 2312
The Happy Halt. (From the French) 1895-06 Atalanta Translator 2339
To My Old Dog’s Portrait. (While expecting my new dog) 1895-08 Atalanta Poet 2345
Song. Aftermath 1899-08 Atalanta Poet 15969