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A coloured Photograph of a Landscape Anonymous

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    Anonymous (photographer)
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    Material and technique
    ink and albumen over albumen print
    368 x 536 mm (print); 476 x 580 mm (mount)
    Verso, below centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    On a printed label stuck to the back of the sheet and the mount: [an image of the Prince of Wales's crest] | JAMES RYMAN. | Printseller, Publisher, Photographer, | AND PICTURE FRAME MAKER, | 24 & 25, HIGH STREET, OXFORD | [a wavy line] | Paintings and Engravings Cleaned and Restored | EXPERIENCED PACKERS ON THE PREMISES.

    Presumably presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford); first recorded in the Ruskin Drawing School in 1906; transferred from the Ruskin Drawing School to the Ashmolean Museum c.1949

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Reference no. 145


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