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Material on the Rossetti family., 1826-[1931], undated.

Identifier: MS.15874

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: (i) Corrected typescript of an article by John Purves, ‘Dante Rossetti and his godfather Charles Lyell of Kinnordy’, published in the ‘University of Edinburgh journal’ (folio 1); (ii) Extracts from and notes on letters, 1826-1837, of Gabriele Rossetti to Charles Lyell (folio 12); (iii) Copies of letters, 1876, 1882, undated, of Christina Rossetti to Alice Boyd. (folios 35, 65); (iv) Copies of letters, 1868-1880, of Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Miss Alice Boyd of Penkill which were published by Purves in ‘The fortnightly review’ (folio 44).


  • Creation: 1826-[1931], undated.

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68 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Multiple languages


Purves, John. ‘Dante Rossetti and his godfather Charles Lyell of Kinnordy’ in ‘University of Edinburgh journal’ (1931) ‘The fortnightly review’ (May 1928).


68 folios.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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