• Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    “A drawer full of Guggums…”

    It was well known within their circle of friends that Lizzie and Gabriel referred to each other by the pet name of  Guggums. Ford Madox Brown mentioned this curious nickname and Rossetti’s obsessive drawing of his beloved Guggums. “Called on Dante Rossetti.  Saw Miss Siddal, looking thinner and more deathlike and more beautiful and more ragged than ever; a real…