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Fair copy by A. C. Swinburne of 'Hymn to Proserpine'

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 24

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Fair copy by A. C. Swinburne of 'Hymn to Proserpine', with (fol. 6) part of a corrected draft; printed in Poems and ballads (London, 1866), 77-84.

Dates

  • c. 1866

Extent

7 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. c. 24, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. c. 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17744

Overview

Fair copy by A. C. Swinburne of 'Hymn to Proserpine'

Biographical / Historical

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) was a poet.

Custodial History

Given by Swinburne to John Ruskin; given by Ruskin to Sara Anderson, 1886; note by Sir Sydney Cockerell on provenance (fol. iv).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given in memory of Sara Anderson by A. W. Anderson, 1943.

Physical Facet

Bound by Douglas Cockerell & Son in gilt-tooled white pigskin, 1927
Title
Fair copy by A. C. Swinburne of 'Hymn to Proserpine'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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