The White Ship

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: The White Ship

(25 Nov: 1120)
Author: DGR
Date of composition: 1880
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Collation: 17 pages, written on the rectos only
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Catalog Number: Tinker 1801

Physical Description

Cover: Half red morocco with marbled boards
Paper: white rules notebook paper
Dimensions of Document: 17.8 x 22.2 cm

Scholarly Commentary


This is DGR's first fair copy of his late ballad. He made an additional fair copy for the printer (the British Library copy), but the latter differs from this text in only a few small ways.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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