I. An Incident in the Siege of Troy, seen from a modern Observatory

John Lucas Tupper

General Description

Date: 1849
Rhyme: irregular couplets
Meter: iambic and anapaestic
Genre: satire


◦ Coombs, James, ed. A Pre-Raphaelite Friendship: The Correspondence of William Holman Hunt and John Lucas Tupper (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1986).

Scholarly Commentary


This is the first of five parts of a satiric medley by John Tupper, Alexander Tupper, and George I. F. Tupper. The series is titled in general “Papers of The M. S. Society”. The first three parts were published in The Germ no. 3 and the other two in no. 4. John Tupper wrote this first part.

Printing History

Printed in The Germ no. 3, pages 131-135.

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