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John Keats, 1795-1821
Literary File, Photography Collection

5 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Mary Foster and Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


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Item List

Scope and Contents

The John Keats Literary File consists of five photographs, including images of a sculpted bust of Keats and a framed miniature of Fannie Brawne. There is also a view of the memorial stones at the graves of John Keats and Joseph Severn. Most of the photographers are unidentified.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Keats, J., unless otherwise indicated.


Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
*P1 Photographic print by Fine Art Engravers, Ltd., of a sculpted bust of Keats.
*P2 Photographic print of a framed miniature of Fannie Brawne painted by an unidentified artist circa 1833.
* P5Photographic print of the memorial stones at the graves of John Keats and Joseph Severn. The stone at left reads: "This Grave contains all that was Mortal, of a YOUNG ENGLISH POET, Who, on his Death Bed, in the Bitterness of his Heart, at the Malicious Power of his Enemies, Desired these Words to be Engraven on his Tomb Stone 'Here Lies One Whose Name was Writ in Water' Feb. 24th, 1821." The stone at right reads in part: "To the Memory of JOSEPH SEVERN Devoted friend and death bed companion of JOHN KEATS whom he lived to see numbered among The Immortal Poets of England."
NV:LF BoxesP3 Diacetate negative of a framed miniature of Fannie Brawne painted by an unidentified artist circa 1833; corresponds to P2.
NV:LF BoxesP4 Diacetate copy negative of a vignette portrait of an older, bearded man (either of or taken by J. Loney[?]); no print available.


John Keats Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 11 February 2008)

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