Letter to Edward Burne-Jones, 13 March 1870

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Letter to Edward Burne-Jones, 13 March 1870
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1870 March 13
Type of Manuscript: letter
Person to Whom the Manuscript was Assigned: Burne-Jones, Edward
Note: The letter comprises two leaves folded into four pages.
Scribe: DGR


Current Location: Princeton University Library, Troxell collection
Catalog Number: CO185 Box 1 (Burne-Jones Correspondence)

Scholarly Commentary


This letter contains the earliest known copy of DGR's sonnet “For ‘The Wine of Circle’”, along with his brief comments on the relation of the sonnet to Burne-Jones' picture. This text has an alternative reading for line 13 and it differs in other considerable ways from the received text.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: dgr.ltr.0563.rad.xml