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.
Facsimile and transcript by permission of John Ruskin Collection, General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Composed probably between May and July 1834, in time for submission deadline in August.
Composition & Publication
Published in Friendshipʼs Offering; and Winterʼs Wreath . . . for MDCCCXXXV, 317–19).