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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 9

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.9
Call Number: MSS 46

Scope and Contents

Ruskin apologizes that he will not be able to meet Heaton the following morning and says that she may see the pictures and sketches she is interested in if she visits his house in the afternoon instead. Ruskin professes his dismay that he has not been able to talk much with Heaton recently but encourages her to ask him "anything and everything.". Ruskin states that his address for the foreseeable future will be the Calverley Hotel, Tunbridge Wells. Ruskin has bought Heaton another photograph which he will have sent by bearer. [Date provided by Surtees: 9 May 1855]


  • 1855 May 9


Physical Description

1 folded sheet (3 pages) : autograph letter signed ; 18 x 23 cm, folded to 18 x 12 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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