Autograph Manuscript (Titus Alone chapters 12-19)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88931/1/3/27
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000806.0x000076
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1956
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Revised draft. A few doodles and rough sketches. Notes on plot development on ff.12-13. At the end of the manuscript there is a note regarding Margery Vosper's decision about Peake's play ['The Wit To Woo'], plus two poems: 'I met him after many years' and 'As I watched between two forests'. Undated.

Doodles include:

  • f.10: line drawing of male head wearing helmet;
  • f.11: line drawing of bird;
  • f.17: face;
  • f.18: appears to be cat with snout of pig;
  • f.24v: head drawn from life;
  • f.27: female nude.

Draft roughly corresponds to published version of Titus Alone, chapters 12-19.

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)

Alternative Form Available

Digital images (made by the British Library in 2012) of this entire volume are available to consult in the Manuscripts Reading Room - please see staff for details

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Materials: soft-bound volume.

Dimensions: 230mm x 175mm.

Foliation: ff.ii+29.