Catalogue of the Ruskin Museum Coniston by [RUSKIN]

Catalogue of the Ruskin Museum Coniston

William Holmes Printer Ulverston Fifth edition 1919

38pp. Small 8vo. Decorated wrappers. Foreword by W G Collingwood. Ruskin died at Brantwood of influenza on 20 Jan 1900. His colleague W.G. Collingwood organised a memorial exhibition in the newly extended Assembly Room of Coniston Institute. The proceeds from the exhibition not only paid off the outstanding debt on the Assembly Room but raised sufficient funds to build a further extension to house a permanent memorial exhibition there to Ruskin.d. This is now the Ruskin Museum. An important record of Ruskin's letters, books, manuscripts and over 200 drawings and watercolours; arguably, the most comprehensive collection of Ruskiniana ever presented to the public. Artifacts now housed in the Ruskin Museum at Coniston.

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