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MS Eng 1338

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. John Ruskin letters to William Roffe, 1883-1885: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1338
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: John Ruskin letters to William Roffe
Date(s): 1883-1885
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from English critic and author John Ruskin concerning engravings made by Roffe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-223. Purchased with the Parker fund; received: 1952 January 31.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Ruskin Letters to William Roffe, 1883-1885 (MS Eng 1338). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ruskin was an English critic and author. Roffe was an engraver.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Consists of 43 letters from Ruskin to William Roffe concerning engravings made by Roffe for Ruskin's Fors Clavigera.

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