Soothsay (British Library corrected copy)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Commandments
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1870 April
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Collation: [i-xii],[1-17]


Current Location: British Library
Catalog Number: Ashley 3859

Physical Description

Paper: Written on one side only of two quarto leaves of ruled white laid paper, and on both sides of the next four quarto leaves.
Watermark: “J ALLEN & SONS


Scholarly Commentary


This manuscript of the poem is written and heavily revised. The text is on sheets torn from one of DGR's typical notebooks. Also part of the manuscript, copied and then cancelled at the end of the principal poem, is a fair copy of DGR's sonnet on William Blake.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 34-1871.blms.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the British Library