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A piece of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's hair: MS 7-1993

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A piece of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's hair


Maker: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel



In a folded sheet of paper, inscribed by Willliam Michael Rossetti, "D. G. Rossetti cut night of 9/4/82" [the day of his death]; in an envelope inscribed, "A piece of Gabriel's hair"

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by Surtees, Virginia


Production date: AD 1882-04-09

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 7-1993
Primary reference Number: 98582
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 October 2023 Last processed: Friday 13 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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