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Letters from John Ruskin to Alice C. Owen (later Mrs. A. F. Northcote)

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MS. Eng. lett. e. 85

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Letters from John Ruskin to Alice C. Owen (later Mrs. A. F. Northcote), those of 1875-6 concerning Miss Owen's book The art schools of medieval Christendom (London, 1876), for which Ruskin wrote the preface.

A copy of the book, with a letter from Ruskin, 1875, inserted, was given with these letters-[pr. bk.] 170 e. 321.

Dates

  • 1864-1876

Extent

134 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. e. 85, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. e. 85

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9123, 9132

Overview

Letters from John Ruskin to Alice C. Owen (later Mrs. A. F. Northcote)

Biographical / Historical

John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an English art critic and social critic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mrs. M. Coney and Miss C. Jelf, grand-daughters of Mrs. Northcote, 1960.
Title
Letters from John Ruskin to Alice C. Owen (later Mrs. A. F. Northcote)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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