Bruce, Wallace (M)

b. 10 November 1844. d. 1914. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and author. After graduating from Yale he visited Europe, witnessing the Franco-Prussian War in Paris in 1870, and then returning to the United States in 1871. Served as Unites States Consul in Edinburgh 1889-1893. Campaigned on behalf of Scottish Union soldiers in the American Civil War, including the commission of a commemorative monument in Edinburgh. Freemason, and Poet Laureate of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning. Biographical information: http://www.lck2.co.uk/new-Wallace_Bruce.html [3 July 2019]; Wikimedia Commons. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
One Word 1889-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8526
Life’s Pauses 1890-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8403
Inch-Cailliach, Loch Lomond. [The island burial-place of Clan-Alpine, resembling, from Rossdhu, a reclining body with folded arms] 1890-10-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13162
“Uno de Mille.” One of the Thousand of Garibaldi. Lake Como 1892-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8225
The Gloaming 1893-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8220
Her Picture 1895-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8102
Laurelled 1899-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7945