Unidentified fair‐copy hand (MS VII)—For speculation concerning the hand responsible for this manuscript fair copy, see The Ruskin Family Handwriting: Unidentified Hands—MS VII, XI Fair Copy of the “Account”.


“For many ages pass unknown— / Unknown save by a simple few” (Poems [1891]; Works [1903])—Between these two lines, the editors of the Library Edition insert an additional stanza break, not imposed by Collingwood in Poems (1891).


Dateline (MS VII)—For the datelines added at the bottom of the MS VII and MS XI transcriptions, and the dating and circumstances of transcribing these texts, see the apparatus, Account of a Tour on the Continent: Drafting the Composite‐Genre Travelogue (MS VII, MS VIII, MS XI).