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The topic and scope of the Chronology specialise in the lifestyles (in naked define) and courses (in temporal order) of John Ruskin (1819-1900). As art-critic, social commentator, architectural student, geologist, botanist, water-colourist, lecturer, letter-writer and prose stylist, Ruskin stands forth as possibly the pre-eminent Victorian polymath. His advocacy of artwork and artists, his braveness within the face of antagonistic, uninformed feedback and his enlightened compassionate perspectives of the human display Ruskin as 'not of an age yet for all time'. those attributes the Chronology endeavours to signify.

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22 Lectures on 'The Unity of Art' in Manchester and notes Miss Margaret Bell, Headmistress of Winnington Hall School for girls in the audience, with several pupils, an encounter leading to close association with that institution. Also visits Mrs Gaskell. 25 Writes JJR from Bolton Bridge where Tumerian topography once more engages him. Suffers from a cold but continues his travels through the Yorkshire dales. March 1 (Tues) Lectures in Bradford at the Mechanics' Institute on 'Modern Manufacture and Design'.

February 8 (Tues) JR's fortieth birthday. 15 Lectures to the Architectural Photographic Association in London on 'Venetian Architecture'. 22 Lectures on 'The Unity of Art' in Manchester and notes Miss Margaret Bell, Headmistress of Winnington Hall School for girls in the audience, with several pupils, an encounter leading to close association with that institution. Also visits Mrs Gaskell. 25 Writes JJR from Bolton Bridge where Tumerian topography once more engages him. Suffers from a cold but continues his travels through the Yorkshire dales.

15 A service in Rouen cathedral elicits from JR that the ceremony 'has perhaps contributed more to my former ideas of the propriety of the splendour of music and architecture in religious service than any of which I have been present of the kind'. 19 At Paris, which they leave two days later for Calais via Amiens and Lille. 24 At Calais, en route to London, where JR writes a spirited, vivid, and generally negative letter to W. H. Harrison about Paris in the throes of revolution. 25 They arrive at Denmark Hill and remain there until early the following month.

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