Silent Noon (draft, Rosenbach Library)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Silence
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1871
Type of Manuscript: holograph draft
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Rosenbach Library

Scholarly Commentary


This is the earliest of the surviving manuscripts of the poem. The other manuscript of the sonnet held in the Rosenbach collection derives directly from this one. Both were written in 1871.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Copyright: Digital images courtesy of the Rosenbach Library.