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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Paolo and Francesca da Rimini

 Subject
Subject Source: Local (YCBA-RBM)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 December

 Item — Box 1: [39002106121412], 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 ...
Dates: 1855 December

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 December 23

 Item — Box 1: [39002106121412], Folder: H.28
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin stresses that he is not ungrateful for Heaton's help and wishes her a merry Christmas. He explains that he cannot give Heaton the reasons for his commissioning of the Bolton photographs because it is related to the fourth volume of Modern Painters, which will not be published for at least two months. Ruskin encourages Heaton to contemplate "Dante's riddle about Rachel and Matilda" and gives her hints about how she might "make it out." Ruskin...
Dates: 1855 December 23