Letters to W.H. Harrison

Scope and Content

Letters from Ruskin to his friend and literary mentor William Henry Harrison (d. 1874), five written from abroad. A number relate to proof corrections. Included is an off-print of Ruskin's letter to The Times defending Holman Hunt's picture Light of the World.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the John Rylands Library at auction at Christie's on 22 April 1959 (Lot 187).