Skip to main content  

Letter from Keats to Mrs Brawne (reverse)
  • Title: Letter from Keats to Mrs. Brawne (reverse)​
  • Author: Keats, John (1795 - 1821)
  • Recipient: Mrs. Brawne
  • Date: 24 (?) Oct 1820
  • Format: Autograph letter, 22.4 x 36.7 cms
  • Notes: Dated ‘Oct. 24 Naples Harbour’ and addressed to Mrs. Brawne at Wentworth Place. Keats writes: ‘I dare not fix my mind on Fanny, I have not dared to think of her. The only comfort I have had that way has been in thinking for hours together of having the knife she gave me put in a silver-case – the hair in a Locket – and the Pocket Book in a gold net.’ The letter ends ‘Good bye Fanny! god bless you’.
  • Call No: K/MS/02/014


22 May 2012
Last Modified:
29 September 2017