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A Ruskin Letter

C. Rexford Davis


Of letters by John Ruskin to his intimate friend Arthur Severn only four have ever been printed in collections. This fact gives added interest to the one which is here publishedfor the first time. The evelope is postmarked at Abingdon November 5, 1875, and is addressed to Arthur Severn Esq., Heme Hill, SE, London. A study of the letter reveals this fact clearly, at the same time casting light upon Ruskin's relationship with his close friend Arthur Severn.

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