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Rasponi, Leitzia 1832-1906

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Works: 15 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 15 library holdings
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    Firenze, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Concerning the slowly improving health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, mentioning that Alexander "sometimes feel[s] quite down-hearted and discouraged about" Ruskin, noting that once he is well, "it will be worth all the waiting and all the anxiety." Also discussing flower seeds, noting that Letizia Rasponi's daughter-in-law sent Alexander some from Switzerland, which Alexander will share with Severn. With a postscript discussing the photographs of Alexander's unpublished work held by Ruskin and Severn
    Florence, to "Mia amata Figlia" [Joan Severn] by Lucia Gray Swett( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Thanking Severn for her letters and photographs, noting that what she "especially admires in [Severn's photograph] are the mouth and chin ... the picturesque hair, and the hand with the small taper finger," and that Mr. Severn is "such a handsome young man," and that his whiskers should be "permitted to pass into a beard, which, when it is handsome, is so very becoming." Wishing that the Severns were in Florence with Mrs. Furneaux, and noting that Letizia visited last evening
    Florence, to "Mia amata Figlia" [Joan Severn] by Lucia Gray Swett( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Discussing Severn's children and the "wonderful improvement" in the health of her "D.P.," John Ruskin. Thanking Severn for dispelling "that strange delusion that [the Alexanders] should not be delighted with a message from him." Discussing acquaintances, including Costanza, Letizia, and mentioning letters received from Ruskin's god-daughter Miss Oldham and Mr. Allen
    Florence, to "Mia amata Figlia" [Joan Severn] by Lucia Gray Swett( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Referencing the "terrible shock of this sudden loss" (referenced in MA 7363.29-32), noting that "it is enough to kill his poor wife." Thanking Severn for the poppy seeds, and noting that Sorella (Francesca) and Leitzia are trying to get a job for one of Edwidge's (Francesca's maid) grandsons at the garden of the municipality. Alluding to the health of John Ruskin, wishing "he could be just a little better."
    Firenze, to "Mia cara Cugina" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Discussing Severn's health, and letters and drawings received from Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin. Also mentioning that Cesare and Letizia Rasponi-Bonanzi will dine with the Alexanders, and that Alexander spent the morning "trying to catch the expression of the sweet little face" of her model "Santa Rosa." Briefly referencing Alexander's charity work and her Roadside Songs of Tuscany. Signed "Your affectionate Cugina, Sorella."
 
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