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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, January 1857

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.54
Call Number: MSS 46

Scope and Contents

Ruskin tells Heaton he does not have any works by William Holman Hunt and advises her to get as many Turners as possible while they are on the market, although he won't let her have his Corinth. He tells Heaton that they will rise in value and that he is "buying all I can afford" suggesting that she can "help Pre Rs after present opportunities are gone for Turner." He gives Heaton further advice on her writing. Ruskin gives Heaton prices at which he can acquire works by Turner for her and says he can recommend one for her, if Heaton can afford it. [Date provided by Surtees: January 1857]


  • January 1857


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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