Dr Macdonald et al. in The Crown Tavern, Fleet Street, London - in the middle of the 1840's

from The Life of Thomas Cooper, Written by Himself, pages 313–314:

[Thomas Cooper is reminiscing about his friend, the poet William Thom (1788–1848)]

Poor Willie Thom! how melancholy it seems to look back upon the close of the history of the weaver-poet of Inverary! especially when one calls to mind …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Cooper, The Life of Thomas Cooper, Written by Himself (London, 1873), p. 313–314. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1660565114442 accessed: 7 February, 2023

location of experience: The Crown Tavern, Fleet Street, London

Listeners

George Julian Harney
cabin boy, Chartist leader, Clerk, journalist […]
1817-1897
James Dacres Devlin
Author, journalist, Poet, shoemaker
-1860's
John Skelton
Chartist, herbal practitioner, shoemaker
1805-1880
Thomas Cooper
Author, itinerant preacher, journalist, lecturer […]
1805-1892
Thomas Shorter
Author, Poet, secretary of The Working Men's College
1823-1899
Walter Cooper
Chartist lecturer, tailor
1814-
William Thom
handloom weaver, Poet
1798-1848

Listening to

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'My ain wee thing'
written by William Thom
performed by William Thom
'I would not be a crowned king'
written by Thomas Cooper
performed by Thomas Cooper
'O choose thou the maid with the gentle blue eye'
written by Thomas Cooper
performed by Thomas Cooper
'Wandering Willie'
written by William Thom
performed by William Thom

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1840's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:05:15 +0100
Approved on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 12:15:22 +0100