Writer: Karen Eve Johnson

The Stones of John Ruskin

The Stones of John Ruskin

By Karen Eve Johnson, Nicholas Olsberg and John Ruskin

What follows is a selection from the collection of minerals given to and arranged for St. David’s School, Reigate, by John Ruskin, who prepared a full printed Catalogue of the Collection of Siliceous Minerals, dated 1883. The collection is still largely intact. Stones were important to Ruskin’s view of architecture.… Read More