Letters to Anna Blunden

Scope and Content

Letters from John Ruskin to Anna Blunden, 1855-1862 [sic], typescript copies of 27 letters written by Ruskin to Miss Anna Blunden (1829-1915).

Acquisition Information

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


An account of her life is given in Virginia Surtees, Sublime and Instructive (1972), pp. 79 , together with the text of these letters.