Document Title: The House of Life Sonnets./ Dante Gabriel Rossetti M.S.
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1845 - 1881
Type of Manuscript: Various, some draft, some fair copy, not all DGR holographs; see Introduction
Collation: 6 initial blank leaves, 119 numbered leaves comprising the text, five final blank leaves. Most of the versos are blank.
Scribe: DGR; May Morris; Charles Fairfax Murray
Current Location: Fitzwilliam Museum
Note: The MSS were given to Charles Fairfax Murray by DGR; the volume was acquired by the Fitwilliam Museum from the Sotheby's sale
of some of Murray's library in 1919.
Cover: green leather
Endpapers: marbled paper
Paper: 9x8 inch leaves (for the Murray notebook), but with various sizes for the individual MSS pasted into the notebook
Watermark: J. Whatman, dated 1883 and 1884 (for the Murray notebook), and with various other watermarks on individual MSS pasted into
Other Physical Features: For sizes of individual MS leaves see the page notes for the particular leaves.