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Autobiographical Writings of Gabriele Rossetti and W.M. Rossetti

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Autobiographical writings of Gabriele Rossette and W.M. Rossetti, consisting of:
  1. Autobiography of Gabriele Rossetti, in verse, c. 1850
  2. Printer's copy of the autobiography, translated and supplemented by W.M. Rossetti, published, London, 1901, with the original manuscript of the translation
  3. Reminiscences of W.M. Rossetti, 1901-1903, containing several passages omitted from the published version

Dates

  • 1850-1903

Extent

4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. d. 330].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. d. 330-332; Ital. d. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7518, 7519

Biographical / Historical

Gabriele Rossetti (1783-1854) was Professor of Italian at King's College London. William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919) was a man of letters and art critic. Details for William Michael Rossetti are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by W.M. Rossetti's daughter in 1950.
Title
Autobiographical Writings of Gabriele Rossetti and W.M. Rossetti
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom