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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 December

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.27
Call Number: MSS 46

Scope and Contents

Ruskin admits that time constraints mean that his letter is late and "hastily" written. He asks Heaton about the positioning of the proofs of the latest Bolton Abbey photographs and enquires after a bridge, mentioned in Heaton's last letter to him, which has apparently been built since Ruskin's last visit to the area. Ruskin asks Heaton to arrange for another two photographs to be taken, with a view from Holme Terrace. Ruskin says Heaton can return Rossetti's Francesca with the photographs but that there is no rush. [Date provided by Surtees: December 1855]


  • 1855 December


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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