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Seddon, Thomas, 1821-1856


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 April 30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 56.31
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: "In hurry today I forgot to give you the enclosed ticket for viewing the pictures of my friend Mr. Seddon. If you have time, they are well worth a visit, being most interesting both in subject and complete rendering -- quite beyond most things of the kind."
Dates: 1856 April 30

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1857 late April

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.73
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: "I have been as naughty as usual -- which is saying much. Please bring St Angelo with you. -- To my horror & disappointment I find that ladies are not to be let in -- on the Society of Arts night [an exhibition of paintings by Thomas Seddon]. I am in a great passion thereat and would not have spoken at all if I had known it." [Date provided by Surtees: End of April 1857]
Dates: 1857 late April

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 47
Overview: 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, Dante's...
Dates: 1855-1875