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Old Water-Colour Society (London, England)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Album of watercolors and drawings.

Call Number: GEN MSS 831
Abstract: The collection primarily consists of an album filled with drawings, prints, ephemera, and manuscript poems, letters, dedicatory inscriptions, and notes collected or created by John Charles Denham. The album contains 107 small drawings and sketches in graphite, ink, and watercolor by prominent British artists from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries such as Richard Parkes Bonington, John Flaxman, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Paul Sandby, J. M. W. Turner, and Benjamin West, as well as...
Dates: 1777-1935 1790-1835, bulk 1790-1835

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1857 January 22

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.56
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin begins by asking Heaton for a further £5. He says he will not send her recently purchases vignettes by railroad "because they are wholly unreplaceable" but says that he will send the sketch, once it is insured. He tells Heaton that he is negotiating to change one of the pieces "the golden grey, for a blue one" which he thinks she will like better. In a postscript, he tells Heaton not to try to secure Rossetti's appearance at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition...
Dates: 1857 January 22

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1857 late February

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.69
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin says he enjoys looking at the Calais Heaton sent him as well as the two "blues" [the drawings on blue paper mentioned in Ruskin's previous letter], saying he will keep the latter for a week or two before exchanging them on Heaton's behalf. He asks if a "fine, late, finished [Turner] work" will be acceptable to Heaton in an exchange. Ruskin asks Heaton about her arrangements to have a Rossetti exhibition in Leeds and expresses his dismay...
Dates: 1857 late February

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 46

The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.

Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864

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