Lyrics in Grey
Etching by Walworth Stilson from "Sonnets," a bound volume of 224 manuscript poems drafted by Stilson, circa1930-1945 , with annotations and tipped in engravings; includes series "Sonnets from Lyrics in Grey" and "Sonnets: The West."
William Walworth Stilson (1874-1962) was a Connecticut artist born in New Milford and a resident of Bridgeport and Shelton. He illustrated several books, including Willard Nelson Clute, Our Ferns in Their Haunts (1901); William Cullen Bryant, Thanatopsis (1909); and Hamilton Wright Mabie,The Writers of Knickerbocker New York (1912). (MM)
Walworth Stilson Papers, Yale Collection of American Literature, (YCAL MSS 333)