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Poems, Henricus Selyns

Object Number: 
MSS.BV.Selyns
Date: 
1659-1686
Medium: 
Ink on paper
Description: 
Undated manuscript volume of poems by Henricus Selyns (1636-1701), comprising approximately 200 epitaphs, and nuptial, birthday, and other congratulatory odes of a personal character and chiefly dedicated to the author's contemporaries in Holland, New York, and the West Indies. Most are in Dutch, but also included are several in Latin, and one in Greek.
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 200
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group