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The Wordsworth Trust collections hold 65,000 manuscripts, books, pictures and other artefacts, covering the period of British Romanticism from the late eighteenth to early nineteenth centuries. We invite you to select one of more of the following (click on the image) to get a flavour of what is in the collection.

Manuscripts linked to Wordsworth's greatest poem, 'The Prelude'

A remarkable letter by STC Coleridge, from Grasmere, about his writing 'The Friend' in Grasmere

A poem by Dorothy Wordsworth dedicated to her doctor after her severe illness of 1832

Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere journal

Drawings and prints by John Constable

Pictures of Grasmere during the Wordsworths' time at Dove Cottage

The first edition of 'Lyrical Ballads', 1798

John Plaw's designs for the house on Belle Isle, Windermere