Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Berg Collection of English and American Literature
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include holograph poems and essays, as well asa manuscript, entitled "From Ruskin," by George Cram Cook in Cook's hand. The correspondence includes letters, dating from 1855 to 1889, from the author to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Oscar Wilde, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from  to 1914, between various correspondents, including Francesca Alexander, Eliza Callahan Cleveland, Jean Ingelow, Walt Whitman, and others. There are letters to Ruskin from George Cruikshank, William Holman Hunt, Jean Ingelow, and Oscar Wilde, dating from 1867 to 1884.
John Ruskin was a British art critic, writer, lecturer andsocial commentator. Born on February 8, 1819, he publishedhis first articles in Architectural Magazine under the pseudonym Kataphusin in 1837. He lectured at Oxford University as the Slade Professor of Fine Arts from 1870 to 1879 and from 1883 to 1884.
Controlled Access Terms
- Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
- Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Portraits.
Additional Creator Names
- Alexander, Francesca, 1837-1917.
- Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861.
- Cleveland, Eliza Callahan.
- Cook, George Cram, 1873-1924.
- Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
- Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910.
- Ingelow, Jean, 1820-1897.
- Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882.
- Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
- Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
- Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
- Adam, R. B. (Robert Borthwick), 1863-1940. fmo
- Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) fmo
- Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. fmo
- Jones, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1861-1928. fmo
- Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939. fmo
- Young, Owen D., 1874- fmo