A Prayer (fair copy, earliest manuscript)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: A Prayer
Author: DGR
Date of composition: 1846
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Collation: 1 page


Current Location: Duke University Library
Catalog Number: Rossetti Writings VI

Physical Description

Paper: gray laid unlined paper
Watermark: none
Dimensions of Document: 6 3/8 x 8 in.


  • Baum, Manuscripts in the Duke University Library, 6-7

Scholarly Commentary


This is the earliest manuscript of the poem, which was written in 1846, as the pencil notation on the recto indicates.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 2-1846.dukems.rad.xml
Copyright: Special Collection Library, Duke University