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Record 3564

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"He says careless work is a proof of something wrong in a person's whole moral character." From the editor's footnote 3 on letter W 38. "Writing in 1865, Lady Waterford, having read the beginning of Ruskin's Cestus of Aglaia (his papers on Art) commented to a friend."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Probably Britain, but the author did travel to Europe on extended tours
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 n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: painter
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Probably Britain, but the author did travel to Europe on extended tours
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Cestus of Aglaia
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1865
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3564  
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: 55
  Additional comments: From the editor's footnote 3 on letter W 38. "Writing in 1865, Lady Waterford, having read the beginning of Ruskin's Cestus of Aglaia (his papers on Art) commented to a friend."

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. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3564, accessed: 25 May 2019

Additional comments:

The editor gives the following source for this information: Vol III, p. 256. The Story of Two Noble Lives, being Memorials of Charlotte, Countess Canning, and Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Augustus J. C. Hare, 3 vols, London, George Allen, 1893.

 

 

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