Pandora. A Picture. In mem. 11th Jan 1870


Production Description

Document Title: Pandora. A Picture. In mem. 11 th Jan 1870
Date of composition: 1870 January 23
Type of Manuscript: holograph fair copy
Collation: 1 page


Current Location: Library of the South African National Gallery

Physical Description

Paper: pale blue unlined
Dimensions of Document: 8 x 7 1/4 in

Scholarly Commentary


The lines record a visit to DGR's studio in January 1870. The poem culminates in a reading of DGR's Pandora , which the author must have seen in its first finished red chalk version.

This manuscript in preserved in the Rossetti/Wahl collection in the library of the National Gallery of South Africa.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: poem002.sangms.rad.xml
Copyright: Published with the permission of Iziko Museums of Cape Town