Title
Untitled in draft. When a revised version was published in the literary annual, Friendshipʼs Offering (see Composition and Publication), the poem first exhibited its title, “Saltzburg”; however, this title must have been determined by that of the steel engraving, which the poem was commissioned to accompany.
Genre
Ekphrastic and topographical poem.
Manuscripts
Draft contained in MS VIII (see Contents, list b.2).
Facsimile and transcript by permission of John Ruskin Collection, General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Date
Composed probably between May and July 1834, in time for submission deadline in August.
Composition & Publication
Discussion
Body paragraph.
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