Rose Mary (the Beryl Songs)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Beryl Song I, II, III
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1880 January
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Collation: 3 holograph leaves written on one side each


Current Location: British Library
Catalog Number: MS adds. 45353 folios 23-27
Note: manuscripts in the Morris papers

Physical Description

Paper: three leaves of ruled cream laid paper
Dimensions of Document: 18 x 22.8 cm

Scholarly Commentary


These holograph fair copies of the “Beryl” songs were written years after the body of the ballad had been completed in 1871. DGR made these copies in January 1880, when he completed the composition of the songs.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 29-1871.blms2.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the British Library