Love's Pageant and The Cloud Confines (Beinecke Library fair copy)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Love's Pageant (H of L)
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1871
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Collation: one leaf
Scribe: DGR


Current Location: Beinecke Library

Physical Description

Paper: unruled white laid paper
Other Physical Features: The verso carries a fragment from the poem “The Cloud Confines”.

Scholarly Commentary


This is the earliest of the four surviving manuscripts. The small revision in line 6 indicates the “occasional” and immediate character of the poem as originally composed.

On the verso of the manuscript is a fair copy of the fourth stanza of “The Cloud Confines”

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 5-1871.yalems.rad.xml
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