Dr. Jan Marsh: The death of Elizabeth Siddal remembered at Highgate Cemetery

Thank you so much to Dr. Jan Marsh for sharing this. If you have not had the pleasure of reading them, I highly recommend her books Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood and The Legend of Elizabeth Siddal. The 150th anniversary of Elizabeth Siddal’s death on 11 February 1862 from an opiate overdose is being marked at her graveside … Read more

Commemoration of Siddal and Rossetti’s marriage

Via Hasting’s Art Forum:  150 years ago on May 23rd 1860 the Pre Raphaelite artists Dante Gabriel Rossetti married his lover and model Lizzie Siddal in St. Clements Church Hastings. Lizzie later became a fine artist and poet in her own right. Sadly just two years later she died. To commemorate the wedding there will … Read more