Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Cestus of Aglaia …..

Volume 19 of the Library Edition of the Works of John Ruskin, is now available on the Ruskin Library website http://www.lancs.ac.uk/depts/ruskinlib/Pages/Works.html The volume includes The Cestus of Aglaia and The Queen of the Air, along with other shorter pieces on … Continue reading

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Ruskin’s Flora: Ruskin’s Botanical Drawings

Botany was one of the 19th century writer John Ruskin’s great passions.  His writings on landscape art include close scrutiny of trees and plants, and in 1844 he made an album of pressed flowers picked in the Alps at Chamonix.  … Continue reading

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