Major Calder Campbell was a close friend of Rossetti's from around 1847 to 1851.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Major Calder Campbell had a sonnet in the Germ and wrote a multitude of poems &c in magazines - Gabriel knew him very intimately from about 1847 to 51 - He died towards '58 - This drawing may date 1849 [probably W. M. Rossetti's hand]
Notes reverse Handwritten - Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
234 City Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham 1947-06-07 - 1947-07-27


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: an Illustrated Memorial of his Art and Life
H C Marillier 1899 George Bell and Sons, London no. 312.
City of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Catalogue of The Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 347.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 279, pp. 159-60.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 3C3.
Pre-Raphaelite Portraits
Andrea Rose 1981 Oxford Illustrated Press, Yeovil p. 86.


Fanny Cornforth, Charles Fairfax Murray

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Name Type
Major Calder Campbell Depicted

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