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John Ruskin (1819-1900), Writer, artist and social reformer

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter associated with 77 portraits
One of the great thinkers and critics of the Victorian period, whose writings profoundly influenced attitudes to art, architecture and aesthetics; published 'Modern Painters', 1843-60, 'Seven Lamps of Architecture', 1849, and 'Stones of Venice' 1851-3; later turned to social and political problems, advocating socialistic reforms; keenly interested in science and an accomplished watercolourist. His unfinished autobiography, Praeterita is a highly selective account, and a radically different approach to autobiography, intended as an 'informal assemblage of memories'.

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P50

John Ruskin

by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
albumen print, 6 March 1875
NPG P50

1053

John Ruskin

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, 1881
NPG 1053

P1974

John Ruskin

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1894
NPG P1974

x12957

John Ruskin

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG x12957

Ax7533

John Ruskin

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG Ax7533

Ax14797

John Ruskin

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 29 June 1863
NPG Ax14797

x12959

William Bell Scott; Dante Gabriel Rossetti; John Ruskin

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 29 June 1863
NPG x12959

x12958

John Ruskin

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 29 June 1863
NPG x12958

x128797

William Bell Scott; John Ruskin; Dante Gabriel Rossetti

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, 29 June 1863
NPG x128797

Ax38133

William Bell Scott; Dante Gabriel Rossetti; John Ruskin

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 29 June 1863
NPG Ax38133

x13291

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x13291

x13290

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x13290

x35909

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, (1867)
NPG x35909

x129558

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x129558

Ax39887

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG Ax39887

Ax18217

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG Ax18217

x46581

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry, published by John C. Murdoch
carbon carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x46581

Ax17821

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1869
NPG Ax17821

x13292

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1869
NPG x13292

x29554

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1869
NPG x29554

x197547

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1869
NPG x197547

x29187

John Ruskin

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, possibly after Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
albumen cabinet card, 3 June 1875
NPG x29187

x38849

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 August 1882
NPG x38849

x13293

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 August 1882
NPG x13293

x1372

John Ruskin

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, April 1882
NPG x1372

x13289

John Ruskin

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, April 1882
NPG x13289

x13294

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
carbon print, published 27 June 1891 (1882)
NPG x13294

x13296

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
photogravure, published February 1919 (9 August 1882)
NPG x13296

x134494

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 9 August 1882
NPG x134494

x197407

John Ruskin

by Elliott & Fry
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 27 January 1900 (9 August 1882)
NPG x197407

x81995

John Ruskin

by and after Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, (1882)
NPG x81995

x81996

John Ruskin

by and after Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, (1882)
NPG x81996

x36243

John Ruskin

by Frederick Warne & Co, after Herbert Rose Barraud
photogravure, (May-June 1885)
NPG x36243

x1513

John Ruskin

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, May-June 1885
NPG x1513

x38841

John Ruskin

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, May-June 1885
NPG x38841

Ax5407

John Ruskin

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, May-June 1885, published 1888
NPG Ax5407

x26520

John Ruskin

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd, after Herbert Rose Barraud
postcard print, 1900s (May-June 1885)
NPG x26520

x12189

John Ruskin; Arthur Severn

by John McClelland, or by Percy Lund & Co
half-plate glass negative, Summer 1891
NPG x12189

x39718

Joan Severn (née Agnew); Arthur Severn; John Ruskin

by John McClelland, or by Percy Lund & Co
bromide print, Summer 1891
NPG x39718

x12175

John Ruskin

by John McClelland
half-plate glass negative, Summer 1892
NPG x12175

x39720

John Ruskin; Joan Severn (née Agnew)

by John McClelland
bromide print, Summer 1892
NPG x39720

x12176

John Ruskin

by John McClelland
half-plate glass negative, circa 1893
NPG x12176

x12177

John Ruskin; Joan Severn (née Agnew)

by John McClelland
half-plate glass negative, circa 1893
NPG x12177

x13297

John Ruskin; Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1st Bt

by Sarah Angelina Acland, published by George Allen
photogravure, 1 August 1893
NPG x13297

x5588

John Ruskin

by Sarah Angelina Acland
platinum print, 1 August 1893
NPG x5588

x5101

John Ruskin

after Charles Philip McCarthy
photogravure postcard print, (May 1894)
NPG x5101

x138999

John Ruskin

by Frederick Hollyer, published by Walter L. Colls
photogravure, September 1894
NPG x138999

x12174

John Ruskin

by John McClelland
half-plate glass negative, 14 February 1895
NPG x12174

x13295

John Ruskin

by John McClelland
cabinet card, 14 February 1895
NPG x13295

x39719

John Ruskin; Peter Baxter

by John McClelland
bromide print, 14 February 1895
NPG x39719