The Death of Topsy (fair copy manuscript)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: The Death of Topsy

A Drama of the Future

in One unjustifiable Act
Author: DGR
Date of composition: 1878
Type of Manuscript: holograph fair copy
Collation: [1-5]
Note: The skit may have been drafted as early as 1875.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: The British Library
Catalog Number: Add. MS. 57772, vol. II xx

Scholarly Commentary


This is DGR's fair copy of the skit. It was sent to Jane Morris in 1878, when he must have made the copy, as is shown by the presence of an envelope postmarked 17 Oct. 1878 which accompanies the MS.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 11-1878.blms.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the British Library