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Arundel Society for Promoting the Knowledge of Art


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.14
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin advises Heaton that if she can get Turner's Berne for £40, she should. He asks her for the £5 she promised to the Arundel Society but says that if this will make it difficult for her to buy the Berne, Ruskin will pay the £5 and Heaton can reimburse him later. He says that he is glad that she bought Turner's Parnassus which he praises liberally. Ruskin states he has nearly recovered from his illness and that...
Dates: 1855 May?

Letter to Thomas Goff Lupton, 1850 August 27

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 5 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Sent from Herne Hill, Dulwich and addressed to Lupton at Burchetts, in Sussex. The letter appears to be one of the first between Ruskin and Lupton. The tone is politely distant and the content suggests that Ruskin had not worked with Lupton before. Ruskin inquires about the possibility of Lupton making an engraving for the Arundel Society, an art appreciation group that he had helped to found in 1849. Ruskin describes the piece as involving figures, "logs of woods, baskets, vegetables, and such...
Dates: 1850 August 27