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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


  • Creation: 1850-1903


4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English
  • 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.

Autobiographical Writings of Gabriele Rossetti and W.M. Rossetti
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom