The Death of Topsy (draft manuscript)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: The Death of Topsy

A Drama of the Future

in One unjustifiable Act
Author: DGR
Date of composition: 1878
Type of Manuscript: draft copy
Collation: [1-11]
Note: The skit may have been drafted as early as 1875.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: The British Library
Catalog Number: Ashley 1412

Scholarly Commentary


This is DGR's draft copy. He made a fair copy which he sent to Jane Morris in 1878. The draft exposes the fact that DGR took some trouble with the composition and revision of this occasional piece.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Copyright: By permission of the British Library