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At a Glance
Letters from John Ruskin to his friend and publisher, George Allen. A note in front of volume I states that "Ruskin wrote in all over 1,300 letters to George Allen" of which these are a part. The men were close friends and the correspondence contains both personal matter and that relating to artistic and business matters.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Ruskin letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Alternate Form Available
Typewritten transcripts available.
Microfilm is available. Request MN#91-2070 and MN#91-2091.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
English author, art critic.
George Allen, an artist and engraver, joined the class in drawing taught by Ruskin at Working Men's College, 1854, soon became his assistant, and finally resigned his other positions to devote his talents to Ruskin's works.