Soothsay (Princeton early fair copy manuscript)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Commandments
Author: DGR
Date of composition: 1871
Type of Manuscript: fair copy


Current Location: Princeton/Troxell Collection
Catalog Number: 23277

Physical Description

Watermark: JOYNSON


Scholarly Commentary


This manuscript is the earliest text of the poem. It was sent to William Bell Scott in a letter of 13 August 1871, but is now physically separated from that letter. Both documents are in the Princeton Library.

Textual History: Composition

Composed sometime around late November or early December 1878.

Printing History

DGR never published this review.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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