The One Hope (fair copy holograph, Library of Congress)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: The One Hope
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1870 March
Type of Manuscript: holograph fair copy
Note: The sonnet is scripted on the verso of an undated note to Swinburne; the note was written in March 1870.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Library of Congress
Catalog Number: MR279
Note: The sonnet is in a bound volume of manuscripts, mostly sonnets, gold-stamped “Dante Gabriel Rossetti/A Series of/Holograph Manuscripts/1849-1880”.

Physical Description

Cover: 12 Sonnets


Dante G. Rossetti

All from The House of Life

and other sonnets by D. G. R.
Paper: copied on a small sheet of unlined paper: measurements, 4 7/16 x 7 inches
Watermark: Unwatermarked

Scholarly Commentary


This manuscript was sent in a note to Swinburne in late February or early March 1870. DGR copied the text on the verso of the letter.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 16-1870.lcms1.rad.xml
Copyright: Reproduced with permission of the Library of Congress.