Sister Helen (fair copy fragment, lines 225-238, British Library)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: [Untitled]
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1879 (circa)
Type of Manuscript: fair copy manuscript
Note: One manuscript leaf with text on one side.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: British Library, Ashley Collection
Catalog Number: Ashley A.1388

Physical Description

Paper: unlined, cream: measurements: 17.8 x 11 cm

Scholarly Commentary


This manuscript fragment is an early version of lines 225-238 of the received poem; it is part of the additional material (lines 204-245) that DGR added in 1881 to the New Edition of the Poems (1881). The manuscript was written in late 1879, probably in September or October.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 2-1851.blms1.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the British Library