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.
Ekphrastic and topographical poem.
Draft contained in MS VIII (see Contents, list b.2).
Facsimiles by permission of John Ruskin Collection, General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Transcriptions of texts and commentary © David C. Hanson.
Composed probably between May and July 1834, in time for submission deadline in August.
Composition & Publication
Body paragraph.
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