First Previous 3 OF 77 NextLast

John Ruskin

3 of 77 portraits of John Ruskin

John Ruskin, by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), 6 March 1875 - NPG P50 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Ruskin

by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
albumen print, 6 March 1875
3 1/2 in. x 2 1/4 in. (90 mm x 58 mm) overall
Given by an anonymous donor, 1973
Primary Collection

Click on the links below to find out more:

Sitterback to top

  • John Ruskin (1819-1900), Writer, artist and social reformer. Sitter associated with 77 portraits.

Artistback to top

This portraitback to top

Lewis Carroll and Ruskin never developed a close relationship but Carroll did ask for his opinion on occasion and, on 3 June 1875, persuaded him 'with some difficulty' to sit for this photograph. The resulting portrait is somewhat strained and awkward but remains an interesting record of their acquaintance.

Linked publicationsback to top