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Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 May 16

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 64.65
Call Number: MSS 47

Scope and Contents

Rossetti tells Heaton he does not believe that Dante's dream would have been damaged in transportation and says that the delay in sending it was a result of the necessity of copying it and the difficulties in mounting it. Rossetti has begun copying the pencil drawing in red chalk which he thinks will be an improvement. He believes the piece and Bethlehem Gate will leave for Leeds on Thursday (the 19th). He tells Heaton that she can visit him on Thursday at 11am or at 5pm to see the chalk drawing.


  • 1864 May 16


Physical Description

1 folded sheet (4 pages) : autograph letter signed ; 19 x 23 cm, folded to 19 x 12 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


With envelope. Letterhead: 16 Cheyne Walk.

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