Jan Van Hunks (New York Public Library)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Document Title: [Jan Van Hunks]
Date of composition: 1881-1882
Type of Manuscript: corrected copy
Collation: 15 leaves
Note: The manuscript is in pencil and falls into two distinct sections: 7
initial leaves containing received stanzas 19-44, and 8 subsequent
leaves containing stanzas 1-18. The poem is copied into a small notebook
with a note by WMR on a cover leaf preceding the main text. Text is on
rectos only, except on versos of leaves 1 and 6. The remaining leaves of
the 38 page notebook are blank except for holograph drafts of two
letters, one to Ernest Chesneau (10 March 1882) and the other to an
Current Location: New York Public Library, Arents Collection
Catalog Number: Arents S1371
Cover: Blue pebbled cloth covers with blind-stamped double-rule
decoration near the edges of the covers
Note on binding: The notebook is enclosed in a red morocco case by Reviere and Son
along with a copy of the 1912 edition.
Paper: laid white ruled, 16 x 10.2 cm
Other Physical Features: The notebook is a standard stationer's size account book.
DGR: Jan Van Hunks.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Copyright: By permission of the New York Public Library