‘You are always new. The last of your kisses were ever the sweetest, the last smile the brightest, the last movement the gracefullest…’ – John Keats in a letter to Fanny Brawne
John Keats was born in Moorgate, London, on 31 October 1795.
Included below is a newspaper story from 1891 about the sale of one of the most famous letters that Keats wrote to Fanny Brawne.
What price love? The letter sold for £55, which is about £3,300 in today’s money.