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Dante Gabriel Rossetti, aged 25

Description:
William Bell Scott included his portrait of his friend Dante Gabriel Rossetti in his Autobiographical Notes. The pair met in London when Rossetti was aged about 20, some 12 years before they both began visiting Penkill.
Materials/Media:
etching reproduced as book illustration
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EABK037g
Creation Date:
1853
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council