Front cover image for Fontâna Blanduzia, 1882

Fontâna Blanduzia, 1882

Vasile Alecsandri, Carmen Sylva (Former owner), James Carleton Young (Former owner)
Manuscript of "Fontâna Blanduzia," a historical drama on the life of the Roman poet Horace, in three acts. Written in Rumanian by the author, Vasile Alecsandri, and signed by him at Kircesti in 1882. The play was published a year later, in 1883. Note on inner fly-leaf indicates that this manuscript was presented by the author to Queen Elizabeth of Rumania and, in turn, presented by the queen to James Carleton Young at the Royal Palace in Bucharest on February 5, 1903
Archival Material, Romanian, 1882