Part of the Poems on the Underground series, a poster print of the poem 'Parting in Wartime' by Frances Cornford.
Size: 61cm x 28cm
Parting in Wartime
How long ago Hector took off his plume,
Not wanting that his little son should cry,
Then kissed his sad Andromache goodbye-
And now we three in Euston waiting-room.
About the author:
Frances Crofts Cornford (née Darwin; 30 March 1886 – 19 August 1960) was an English poet. Her father Sir Francis Darwin was the son of British naturalist Charles Darwin. She published several books of verse, including her debut (as "F.C.D"), The Holtbury Idyll (1908), Poems (1910), Spring Morning (1915), Autumn Midnight (1923), and Different Days (1928).