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Siddall, Elizabeth

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 November 28?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 56.52
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti tells Heaton that the subjects he is working on for inclusion in a new work by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, are The Palace of Art, Sir Galahad, The Lady of Shalott, Mariana in the South and possibly the Vision of Sin. He describes the drawing of the Palace of Art as being inspired by Tennyson's lines about St. Cecily and says it...
Dates: 1856 November 28?

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1861 June 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 14
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones says he has been a "villain" in his lack of correspondence with Price and says that the rest of the day will be given over to writing him letters, remarking that although the letter will only take half an hour to write, "the exertion will completely do for [him]." He asks if Price is "lonely out there" and says he has encouraged William Morris to write to him and will try to get "everyone" to do the same. He says they will all be so glad when Price comes back. ...
Dates: 1861 June 28

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1862 February 23

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 15
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones thanks Price for his last letter, commenting that it has been passed around and shared with "all who want [Price] back." He pleads with Price to move back to Britain, offering Price a room in his home until he can find something permanent. He tells Price his family are spending three months in Venice from May and that Price could have their home in London to himself. Burne-Jones tells Price that Elizabeth Siddall has died and that Rossetti is "smashed for the time."...
Dates: 1862 February 23

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 February?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.6
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin explains that he has not been able to get some photographs he desires. He advises Heaton that her friend may wish to commission work from Arthur Hughes, promising to send Heaton Hughes's address and suggesting that she keep him in mind for any future purchases. Ruskin recommends commissioning work from "one of Rossettis pupils -- a poor girl -- dying I am afraid -- of ineffable genius" [though unnamed in the letter, this is Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall] but that "there is no hurry as she...
Dates: 1855 February?

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 mid-November?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.23
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin tells Heaton he will send her requested photographs alongside the bill for them. He remarks that Rossetti's Rachel shows the dangers of commissioning specific scenes for the artist as "he never would fail in a subject of his own choice.". He thinks that Rachel's face is very beautiful and is "spoiled only by [sic] small underlip." He tells Heaton that it is a portrait of Elizabeth Siddall. He praises the work's use of colour. Ruskin asks...
Dates: 1855 mid-November?

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 December 30

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.29
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin wishes Heaton a happy new year. Ruskin gives further hints to Heaton about "Dante's riddle,", expanding on the idea that Beatrice and Matilda represent the "Active and Contemplative faculties" and musing upon Dante's meaning. Ruskin tells Heaton that Rossetti's Francesca arrived with him safely and that he is glad that the work was well-received in Heaton's circle. Ruskin tells Heaton that she cannot yet commission any work from Elizabeth...
Dates: 1855 December 30

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 April 12

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.34
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

Ruskin tells Heaton that he will be frank with her with regards to what he would like her to do so that Heaton can assist him, if she is able to. Ruskin is going to Oxford and describes his transportation method ("a fly & a single horse"). Ruskin agrees with Heaton that "Ida" (Elizabeth Siddall) should go to Switzerland for the summer.

Dates: 1856 April 12

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 October 7

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.38
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin tells Heaton he will be glad for the loan of her Rossetti watercolor Dante's Dream after the Brownings (to whom Heaton was currently loaning the work) leave for Florence. Ruskin asks to borrow Turner's Castle St Angelo from Heaton as "there is more in these vignettes than I thought." Ruskin tells Heaton that, inspired by Heaton, he has bought two Turner vignettes. Ruskin debates the benefits of exhibiting at the Colnaghi...
Dates: 1856 October 7

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 October 12

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.39
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin tells Heaton he will not be able to meet her as planned as two friends are visiting him from Northumberland and so promises to send Heaton the Elizabeth Siddall drawings. Ruskin says he believes the "Rossetti drawing is in town" but tells Heaton he will confirm if it is when he sends the Siddall works. In a postscript, Ruskin praises Byron's "Destruction of Sennacherib" which appeared in the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine No. 8,...
Dates: 1856 October 12

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 October 14?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.41
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

"All kinds of people -- old friends, and stiff unreformable new ones -- have written to say they are coming here tomorrow, Wednesday -- our day for Miss Siddall -- Can you make it Thursday at 12 instead -- or if not Friday -- I am afraid I could not get a minutes [sic] time tomorrow." [Date provided by Surtees: 14th? October 1856]

Dates: 1856 October 14?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 47
Abstract: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, ...
Dates: 1855-1875

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 46
Abstract:

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

Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864