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Record 3672

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter H 30 - January 1856 - "I am always treating you ill - but I took so many presentation copies [of the third volume of Modern Painters, published Jan 15, 1856] from the bookseller that I was ashamed to ask for more & so let you buy yours - ... I am truly glad you like it."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 15 Jan 1856 and 31 Jan 1856
Country: England
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:Ellen Heaton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 18 Nov 1816
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Woman with private means, art collector
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Modern Painters III
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First edition published 15 January 1856
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3672  
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: 182
  Additional comments: Letter from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton (January 1856).

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. 182, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3672, accessed: 24 August 2019

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