The Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection includes manuscripts and correspondence by or related to the British poet and painter, who is remembered as one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Manuscripts for several of Rossetti's works of poetry are present in the collection. Correspondents include many well-known individuals of the era, such as Ford Madox Brown, Robert Browning, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, Frederick Startridge Ellis, John Everett Millais, Charles Fairfax Murray, John Ruskin, Alfred Tennyson, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and others, including various members of the Rossetti family. Of particular significance are more than 450 letters written to Rossetti's friend, Charles Augustus Howell, and more than 100 letters written to Frederic James Shields.
This collection was digitized as part of Project REVEAL (Read and View English & American Literature).
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