Letters, a book, manuscript notes and drafts written by gay English author Frederick Rolfe, also known as Baron Corvo. The
letters address the publication and reception of his work, his financial difficulties, Catholics and Catholicism, photography,
and the Order of Sanctissima Sophia.
Frederick William Rolfe, also known as Baron Corvo, was a gay English writer, artist, and photographer. He was born in London
on July 22, 1860. He converted to Roman Catholicism in 1886 and felt himself called to the priesthood. Though he was never
ordained a priest, the desire persisted throughout his life.
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