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John Keats: Presence and absence

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Exploring the life and afterlives of one of Britain’s best-loved poets, this tablecase display features the rarely seen autograph manuscript of Keats’s masterpiece, 'Ode to a Nightingale'. Visitors can also view the miniature portrait of Keats that he gave to his ‘bright star’, Fanny Brawne, when he left for Rome, never to return.

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