Ruskin, John Letter: Brantwood, Coniston, Lancashire, to Joan Severn
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Undated letter to "Darlingest Grannie", i.e., Joan Severn, in which he discusses his grief and seeing his children.
- ca. 1819-1900
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John Ruskin, artist and philosopher, born in 1819 to Margaret Cox and John James Ruskin in London, England. Attended Oxford University but his study was interrupted for two years by illness. Received his B.A. in 1842 and his M.A. in 1843. He taught art at Oxford and wrote extensively throughout his life, most notably on art and social issues. In 1871 he tried to found a utopia in England, and for the remainder of his life continued to urge social reform. Ruskin died on January 20, 1900, in Coniston, England.
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Ruskin, John, 1819-1900; Artist and philosopher. The collection consists of an undated letter to "Darlingest Grannie," i.e., Joan Severn, in which he discusses his grief and seeing his children.
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- Letter : Brantwood, to Joan Severn Brantwood, Coniston, Lancashire, to Joan Severn, [18--]
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