Category: At least one illustration is an inhabited illustrated initial letter or word.

Poem has at least one decorated initial letter that contains a human or animal figure.

Poems assigned to this category

Poem title Poets Date Periodical id #
Here Follow the Notices, Done into Metre by an ingenious Friend Lockhart, John Gibson, Wilson, John (pseud. Christopher North) 1818-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 8219
Fairy May Goodhart, C. W. 1859-11-12 Once a Week 234
Popular Epithalamium on the Marriage of the Prince of Wales Massey, Gerald 1863-02 Good Words 1572
Faded Laurels C. S. C. (Once a Week) 1866-02-17 Once a Week 13408
The Rough Old Squire’s Young Bride 1866-10-20 Once a Week 13473
Carol Lemon, Mark 1868-12-25 Once a Week 12255
Christmas Comes But Once a Year Brooks, Shirley 1868-12-25 Once a Week 12252
Sing On! Linskill, Mary Jane 1878 Good Words 2760
Of My Mistress’ Presence Horne, Herbert P. 1886-04 The Century Guild Hobby Horse 8770
The Dairy Maids of Dort Dodge, Mary B. 1887-10 Atalanta 1642
The Mother’s Choice Weatherly, Frederic Edward 1887-12 Atalanta 1687
Legend of the Blush Roses Crane, Beatrice 1888-02 Woman’s World 647
The Crow and The Fox. Versified from Æsop’s Fables Bates, Clara Doty 1888-04 Atalanta 1771
The Squirrel and the Bluebottle Fly Strachey, Jane Maria 1888-09 Atalanta 1825
Grandmother’s Boy Weatherly, Frederic Edward 1889-03 Atalanta 1851
Triolet Rolfe, Frederick William 1890-01 Atalanta 1963
“That Can Sing Both High and Low” Strachey, Jane Maria 1890-03 Atalanta 1972
For September, 1890 Amy R. (pseudonym) 1890-10 Atalanta 2050
In A Children’s Hospital Watt, J. Lauchlan MacLean 1890-11 Atalanta 2054
Sir Walter’s Honor Preston, Margaret J. 1890-12 Atalanta 2059
St. George. (At Venice and at Windsor) Hopkins, Everard 1891-06 Atalanta 2081
The Walking Doll. By Her Late Owner C. J. M. B. (Atalanta) 1892-06 Atalanta 2198
“Come restles swallow fit my restles minde” Queen Elizabeth I 1893-06 Atalanta 2267
Queen Elizabeth’s Verses, While prisoner at Woodstock, Writ with charcoal on a chutter Queen Elizabeth I 1893-10 Atalanta 2279