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Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Walls of Rome with the Tomb of Caius Sestus

Subject Source: Local (YCBA-RBM)

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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1857 December 7

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.77
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin apologizes for not meeting Heaton when she was last in London. Ruskin describes the work he has being doing with regards to the National Gallery's Turner collection, saying he has been kept very busy. Ruskin says he will not prepare more than 1,000 for exhibition in the coming winter. Ruskin describes some of the works as "valueless in England -- but very valuable on the Continent in a few years." He tells Heaton he found "a very precious" sketch book containing...
Dates: 1857 December 7