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Art Treasures Exhibition (1857 Manchester, England)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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 mid-July

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.76
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

Ruskin gives Heaton some advice on what to see at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition, praising works by Paul Veroneses, Joshua Reynolds, William Hogarth, Anthony van Dyck and Thomas Gainsborough. Ruskin thanks Heaton for "all [her] notes.". [Date provided by Surtees: Mid-July 1857]

Dates: 1857 mid-July

Livingston family papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 680
Abstract: The Livingston Family Papers spans the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries, and represents six generations of descendants of John Livingston (1750-1822) of Oak Hill and their relatives by marriage in the Curran, Mulford, Hopkins, and Rogers families. The correspondence, legal and land records, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, graphics, ephemera, and printed material chronicle the families' business and social lives, travels, interests, and investments. Also documented are their...
Dates: 1702-2003, bulk 1850-2003

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