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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 November 9?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.19
Call Number: MSS 46

Scope and Contents

Ruskin tells Heaton that if he sends her any Rossetti works they must not be described as belonging to him. Ruskin explains he has not been able to answer her letters as he is still unwell. Ruskin informs Heaton he managed to purchase for her two prints from Turner's Liber Studiorium compositions, although he states that these are not "good" and that he will also send her another two, which are. Ruskin approves of Heaton's plans for a Rossetti exhibition and offers his assistance. He ends by admitting: "I don't know if you can read this -- I am'nt [sic] going to try myself." [Date provided by Surtees: ? November 9th 1855]


  • 1855 November 9?


Physical Description

1 folded sheet (4 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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