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Collection Level Description: Autograph Verse by D.G. Rossetti

Reference: MSS. Eng. poet. d. 43-4
Title: Autograph Verse by D.G. Rossetti
Dates of Creation: 19th century
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) was a painter and poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Autograph verse by D.G. Rossetti, copied for Mrs William Morris, mainly printed, with many differences in the text, in The works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, ed. W.M. Rossetti (London, 1911).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The verse was given to the Library by the literary executor of May Morris in 1939.

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Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 46390-1.

Access Points


Rossetti | Dante Gabriel | 1828-1882 | Painter and Poet

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