John Keats - Robin Hood, about 1818 - 1820

John Keats (London, 1795 - 1821, Rome)

Robin Hood, about 1818 - 1820

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Object details

Accession number

ARC.008148

Object Case

Earlier Authors Case

Language

English

Provenance

Collection of Leigh Hunt, English essayist, critic, journalist, and poet (1784-1859).
By inheritance to Thorton Hunt, editor (1810-1873).
Gift to Samuel Ralph Townshend Mayer (1841-1880), Spring 1873.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from Bernard Quaritch, London for £30 with Percy Shelley's "To the Nile" on 22 July 1886.

Marks

Inscribed in pencil (verso, upper left corner): EE17

Bibliography

Jack Stilinger. Complete Poems : John Keats. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1982)
Michael O'Neill and Daniel Reiman. Fair Copy Manuscripts of Shelley's Poems in European and American Libraries (New York: Garland, 1997).


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Commentary

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