'Titus 3' (Titus Alone chapters 51-63)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88931/1/3/31
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000806.0x000080
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Heavily revised autograph draft in different colour inks and pencil. Notes on plot and character development at end. Enclosed press cutting with review of Jane Gaskell's The Serpent, 1963 [see Add MS 88931/13/3/15/2 and Add MS 88931/13/3/16/2 for fan mail from Jane Gaskell]. Dated 20 November 1956.

Includes doodles but no detailed drawings:

  • f.2v: heads;
  • f.5: cartoon figure in canoe, fishing;
  • f.6: heads;
  • f.9v: bird;
  • f.12: head of creature;
  • f.13: spotted creature;
  • f.15: heads;
  • f.16v: head;
  • f.19: head of male wearing pointed hat;
  • f.23v: Union flag;
  • f.24: female face;
  • f.25: face;
  • f.26: diagrammatic plot of Titus's adventures;
  • f.26v: partially visible drawing of head on torn leaf;
  • f.27v: male face in profile.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Materials: soft-bound volume.

Dimensions: 320mm x 204mm.

Foliation: ff.ii+29.