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Autograph letter signed : Florence, to "Mia amata Figlia" [Joan Severn], 1889 May 27.

Author: Lucia Gray Swett; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Collection of letters from Lucia Gray Swett Alexander to Joan Severn
Database:WorldCat
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Discussing Ruskin's mental health, noting that "the good Lord who created [Ruskin's] wonderful brain can restore it to perfect health -- if He only would," and that "the presence of K[ate]G[reenaway] may be useful." Dreading the resurfacing of old scandals, noting that "there are plenty of envious and evil tongues who cannot forgive superiority." Mentioning that Francesca takes Ruskin's illness very hard, and that  Read more...
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Named Person: Francesca Alexander; Kate Greenaway; John Ruskin; Francesca Alexander; Kate Greenaway; John Ruskin
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Lucia Gray Swett; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
OCLC Number: 426166606
Notes: Letter is marked "Private."
Signed "La Tua Mammina."
Written on stationery with "Lucia" elaborately embossed in gilt.
Part of a large collection of letters from Lucia Gray Swett Alexander to Joan Severn. Items in this collection are described in individual records.
Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 10.1 x 15.5 cm

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Discussing Ruskin's mental health, noting that "the good Lord who created [Ruskin's] wonderful brain can restore it to perfect health -- if He only would," and that "the presence of K[ate]G[reenaway] may be useful." Dreading the resurfacing of old scandals, noting that "there are plenty of envious and evil tongues who cannot forgive superiority." Mentioning that Francesca takes Ruskin's illness very hard, and that they will go to San Martino.

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