Equal Troth

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Love-Measure
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1871
Type of Manuscript: draft
Collation: 1 page
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: British Library
Catalog Number: Ashley 3852

Physical Description

Paper: Ruled white laid paper torn from a notebook
Dimensions of Document: 18 x 21.9 cm

Scholarly Commentary


The manuscript leaf comes from one of DGR's notebooks and it shows that he may have been using it at different times—although it is possible that when he was drafting the sonnet in 1871 he was trying out a fresh approach to the ballad (which he began in the late 1850s).

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 17-1871.blms.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the British Library