The Ms at Ems

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1869 July 21

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 7 in.
Note: The title is inscribed in the lower right corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1869 July 21
Model: Jane Burden Morris
Model: William Morris


Current Location: British Museum
Catalog Number: 1939-5-13-1.(1.)
Purchase Price: gift
Archival History: Jane Burden Morris. May Morris gave the item to Dr. Robert Steele.

Scholarly Commentary


This drawing accompanied a letter sent to Jane Morris in July of 1869 while she was undergoing treatments at the spa of Bad Ems in Prussia (now Germany).


The Ms at Ems
Copyright: © Licensed by the Trustees of the British Museum


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 439.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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