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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 June 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.86
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti asks Heaton to visit him on Friday at 4 pm or after, or on Saturday at 12 noon or 1 pm to see her Sir Galahad drawing. He reasserts the price of the piece as 100 guineas and asks Heaton if he could have £55 when she visits as he is "obliged to go out of town on Saturday for a day of two, to avoid a summons on the Grand Jury (!)" Rossetti says his Joan of Arc is nearly complete and hopes that Heaton will enjoy the ...
Dates: 1864 June 28

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 9

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.9
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin apologizes that he will not be able to meet Heaton the following morning and says that she may see the pictures and sketches she is interested in if she visits his house in the afternoon instead. Ruskin professes his dismay that he has not been able to talk much with Heaton recently but encourages her to ask him "anything and everything.". Ruskin states that his address for the foreseeable future will be the Calverley Hotel, Tunbridge Wells. Ruskin has bought Heaton another photograph...
Dates: 1855 May 9

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 11

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.10
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

"I hope to call tomorrow about 3 o'clock & to bring calotypes with me … I had your kind note -- but my endeavours were notwithstanding this ... vain, for the present chiefly because we cannot get the permanence of photography ascertained. I will tell you more tomorrow." [Date given by postmark: 11 May 1855]

Dates: 1855 May 11

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 19?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.11
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin is writing from his bed. He advises Heaton to acquire a Turner, remarking that Turner's Parnassus and Castle St Angelo is better than his Berne, with the Parnassus the "finest." Ruskin advises Heaton to protect the Parnassus from light. He suggests she commissions work from both John William Inchbold and Arthur Hughes. He admits he has not...
Dates: 1855 May 19?

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 late November

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.25
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin asks Heaton if she could arrange for a photographer to go to Bolton and take a photograph of the scene depicted in Turner's Bolton Abbey, and to collect bits of rock from the area. Ruskin praises both Arthur Hughes's painting and Robert Browning's recently published poem "An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish the Arab Physician", expressing his surprise that he should agree with the Athenaeum's...
Dates: 1855 late November

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 47
Abstract: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, ...
Dates: 1855-1875

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 46

The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.

Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864