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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.14
Call Number: MSS 46

Scope and Contents

Ruskin advises Heaton that if she can get Turner's Berne for £40, she should. He asks her for the £5 she promised to the Arundel Society but says that if this will make it difficult for her to buy the Berne, Ruskin will pay the £5 and Heaton can reimburse him later. He says that he is glad that she bought Turner's Parnassus which he praises liberally. Ruskin states he has nearly recovered from his illness and that he is happy to hear that Thomas Richmond is similarly improving. [Date provided by Surtees: c. May 1855]


  • 1855 May?


Physical Description

1 sheet (2 pages) : autograph letter signed ; 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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