The Sun's Shame I (corrected fair copy, U. of British Columbia)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: The Sun's Shame
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1869
Type of Manuscript: fair copy manuscript with some corrections.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: U. of British Columbia Library
Note: The manuscript is in the Norman Colbeck MS file,Rossetti Family Album Folder.

Physical Description

Paper: 17.9 x 11.3cm
Other Physical Features: The leaf is a half sheet. On the verso is a fair copy of the sonnet Death-in-Love .

Scholarly Commentary


This is an early manuscript, preceding the version that was the basis for the first printing of the poem in the Penkill Proofs for the 1870 Poems , in August 1869. Its text varies in small but significant ways from the printed texts.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 18a-1869.ubcms.rad.xml
Copyright: ©The University of British Columbia Library, Norman Colbeck Collection