Ruskin on the Web
This page contains a list of links to other Ruskin resources on the Web. Click on the red text to visit these sites:

Guild of St George website
Describes the activities and mission of the modern Guild of St George.

Museums Sheffield
The Ruskin Gallery, which is in the Millennium Gallery, contains a unique collection of minerals, paintings, drawings, ornithological prints, medieval manuscripts, books and architectural plastercasts assembled by John Ruskin. The collection is known as the Ruskin Collection. It is owned by the Guild of St George and cared for by Museums Sheffield.

Cambridge Library Collection
The Cambridge Library Collection reissues books of enduring scholarly value as print-on-demand paperbacks. One of its first projects was The Works of John Ruskin, edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn and first published between 1903 and 1912. The books can be purchased individually or as a 39-volume set. They are printed in black and white only, but the colour plates found in some of the volumes can be viewed and downloaded from Cambridge University Press's website. Also available is E.T. Cook's 2-volume biography of Ruskin, first published in 1911.

'Ruskin's Turners', The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
This online exhibition shows the collection of twenty-five Turner watercolours that Ruskin gave to The Fitzwilliam Museum in 1861, chosen 'to illustrate Turner's modes of work at various periods of his life'.

The Elements of Drawing, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
'The Elements of Drawing' is a searchable and browsable online version of the teaching collection and catalogues assembled by John Ruskin for his Oxford drawing schools.

The Ruskin Research Centre, Lancaster University
A dedicated centre that carries out research into John Ruskin and his circle, focusing on the holdings of the Ruskin Library. Runs a seminar series and and publishes an in-house journal, The Ruskin Review.

The Ruskin Library, Lancaster University


The home of the Whitehouse Collection of Ruskin materials. Contains a Reading Room, for those using the Collection for research, and a Gallery, open to the public seven days a week, which shows a selection of works from the collection. The award-winning building, designed by Sir Richard MacCormac (of MJP Architects) and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, was designed to especially house the collection and was opened by HRH Princess Alexandra in 1998.

Ruskin Today
A portal of links to Ruskin resources.

The Ruskin Society
The Ruskin Society, originally established by John Howard Whitehouse at a meeting held at the Royal Society of Arts in 1932, was re-founded in London in 1997 by a group of Ruskin scholars and devotees. It aims to encourage a wider understanding of John Ruskin (1819-1900) and his contemporaries. It organises at least four events a year which seek to explain to the public the nature of Ruskin's theories and to place these in a modern context.

Brantwood, Coniston
Brantwood is Ruskin's former home, situated next to Lake Coniston in the Lake District.

Ruskin Museum, Coniston
There has been a Ruskin Museum in Coniston since 1901, when W.G. Collingwood set it up both as a memorial to Ruskin and a celebration of the area's heritage. The museum has a Ruskin collection, as well as exhibits relating to the coppermines, slate, geology, lace, farming and Donald Campbell.

Benjamin Creswick Website
A website devoted to the life and work of one of the Museum's early visitors: the artist and sculptor Benjamin Creswick.


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