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Autograph letter signed : [Italy], to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn], 1893 Aug. 2.

Author: Francesca Alexander; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Collection of letters from Francesca Alexander to Joan Severn
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Concerning the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, expressing thankfulness that he remembers Alexander, and describing "what a comfort it was to [Alexander] to receive a kind message from [her] Fratello after so long a silence." Hoping that she "may hear sometime that [Ruskin] is happy and at peace, and not disturbed by any of the tormenting thoughts." Enclosing a photograph of a drawing that Alexander  Read more...
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Named Person: John Ruskin; John Ruskin
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Alexander; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
OCLC Number: 426894785
Notes: Signed "Your affectionate Sorella Francesca."
For more on "poor Ida," see Alexander's The Story of Ida, first published in 1883.
Part of a large collection of letters primarily from Francesca Alexander to Joan Severn. Items in this collection are described in individual records.
Description: 1 item (2 p.) ; 17.6 cm.

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Concerning the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, expressing thankfulness that he remembers Alexander, and describing "what a comfort it was to [Alexander] to receive a kind message from [her] Fratello after so long a silence." Hoping that she "may hear sometime that [Ruskin] is happy and at peace, and not disturbed by any of the tormenting thoughts." Enclosing a photograph of a drawing that Alexander made of her "poor Ida," and noting that the original belongs to Marina. Expressing concern over the illness of Miss Holt.

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