John Keats' deathbed

This is a faithful reconstruction of the bed where John Keats died of tuberculosis on February 23, 1821, in his home in Rome. The original bed was burnt - along with his other belongings - immediately after the poet's death for fear of contagion.

  • Photo by Enrica Vinciguerra moc.liamg|rawniwacirne#| (April 2015)

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