Severn-Cowper-Temple Letters

Scope and Content

Letters from Georgiana Cowper-Temple (later Lady Mount-Temple) to Joan Severn, mainly concerning Ruskin's illness in 1878. Number 9 has four enclosures as follows: letters to Georgiana Cowper-Temple from (a) S.B. Brown, (b) Mary Gladstone, (c) H.R. Haweis, (d) Andrew Jukes.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the John Rylands Library at auction at Christie's on 22 April 1959 (Lot 186).