Wednesday, 18 July 2018

419) Algernon Swinburne

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 – 1909). English poet, playwright, novelist and critic.
He wrote several novels and collections of poetry such as Poems and Ballads, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

- "Swinburne was small of stature with flaming red hair, and was nicknamed dear little Carrots by Edward Burne-Jones..."

Algernon Charles Swinburne, 1862, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Painting by William Bell Scott

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