Autograph Verse by D.G. Rossetti

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. poet. d. 43-4
  • Dates of Creation
      19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

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).

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other 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.