Elizabeth Siddal: Personal Life

What shapes our perception of Elizabeth Siddal

This post also appears at  Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood.    For those of us who admire Pre-Raphaelite art, Elizabeth Siddal is a familiar face.  Her story is repeated often and frequently embellished.  When beginning to research the life of Elizabeth Siddal, readers will invariably encounter this description of her, written by poet William Allingham in his diary: …

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Guest Post from Kirsty Stonell Walker: The Tragedy of Elizabeth Siddal

Kirsty Stonell Walker is the author of Stunner, the Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth. (Available at Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk)  Kirsty originally shared this post on her blog The Kissed Mouth and I am extremely grateful that she granted me permission to post it here as well. ——– You will probably be aware by now …

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Continued Updates

I’ve created a new page, Georgiana Burne-Jones:  Memories of Elizabeth Siddal.  This contains all portions of The Memorials of Edward Burne-Jones that mention Elizabeth Siddal. I consider the these crucial to gaining perspective on Elizabeth Siddal.  GBJ shares her impressions, describes Lizzie physically and gives us insight on Lizzie and DGR as a married couple. …

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Lovers: Rossetti and Siddal

I recently happened upon a 14 volume set of Little Journeys at a local second-hand bookshop.  I was practically giddy with excitement to find these, especially the volume that includes Rossetti and Elizabeth Siddal.  I’ve scanned the book and transcribed the text.  Other volumes include Christina Rossetti, William Morris, and John Ruskin.  I plan on …

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Elizabeth Siddal: Personal Life Siddal and Rossetti

Handwriting Analysis of Lizzie Siddal & Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Author Jack  Challem, who was kind enough to share his photo of Lizzie’s grave, has also been gracious enough to mail me an article he co-wrote for The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies in 1987. This is an analysis of the handwriting of both Elizabeth Siddal and her husband, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Thank you Jack. It …

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LizzieSiddal.com interviews author Lucinda Hawksley

I am thrilled and honored that Lucinda Hawksley, author of Lizzie Siddal: Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel, took the time to answer a few questions. Hawksley is a best-selling author, speaker, and the great-great-great- granddaughter of Charles Dickens. If you have not yet read her biography of Elizabeth Siddal, I encourage you to do so. …

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