Miscellaneous Letters I

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 1254/115
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      Two pieces, listed as Eng MS 1254/115 and Eng MS 1254/115a.

Scope and Content

Eng MS 1254/115: Interesting letter, dated 16 January [n.y.], with missing closing pages, discussing criticism, architecture and the legislation attached to buildings. Ruskin seems concerned that 'buildings of the middle ages have been condemned to...; decay.' He also talks about ionic columns, in reference to another building. Dated at Denmark Hill, Camberwell.

Eng MS 1254/115a: The second letter, dated [?1871-2], is to [Robert] Chester [publisher?] asking for a print of an enclosed lecture.

Dated at Denmark Hill [London].