Sunday Morning: Catholic Church

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Sunday Morning. Catholic Church
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1849?
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Collation: 4 pages


Current Location: Library of the South African National Gallery

Physical Description

Paper: pale blue unruled
Watermark: none
Dimensions of Document: 7 x 4 1/4 in
Other Physical Features: The manuscript leaf is folded into four pages. This poem is scripted on the first two, after which its companion piece, “Sunday Morning: Protestant Church” , is scripted (running from the second to the fourth page).

Scholarly Commentary


This previously unknown manuscript is located among the Wahl/Rossetti papers in the library of the National Gallery of South Africa. It is closely connected with several other early DGR manuscripts in the collection, most especially with the poem “Sunday Morning: Protestant Church” , which is copied on the same manuscript sheet as this work.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 57-1849.sangms.rad.xml
Copyright: Published with the permission of Iziko Museums of Cape Town