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Record 3551

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter 6/8/1858 - 'First let me thank you for your notes on Verona - & correction of my statement to the good folks on Manchester. (I will put it all right in the next edition)'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 3 Dec 1857 and 6 Aug 1858
Country: Probably Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1818
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Great Lady, painted and drew - charitable work with emphasis on education of poor children
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England (born in Paris, British Embassy)
Country of experience: Probably Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: The Political Economy of Art
Genre: Fiction, Textbook / self-education, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published 3/12/1857, reprinted in 1880 as A Joy for Ever
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3551  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Virginia Surtees
  Title: Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 26-27
  Additional comments: It is not known what were Lady Waterford's corrections to the passage on verona in Ruskin's lecture on Political Economy of Art. It was issued in book form on December 3, 1857. From a letter written by Ruskin on 6/8/1858 to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford

Citation: John Ruskin, Virginia Surtees (ed.), Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton (London, 1972), p. 26-27, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3551, accessed: 24 August 2019

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