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Simon, Jane O'Meara 1816-1901

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Works: 80 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 89 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Jane O'Meara Simon
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing a matter of etiquette; saying he will support her; adding "there is no need in this world to torment ourselves about etiquettes, either to the dead or living."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing, at length, his sadness and worries
London, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saying he would be very happy to see her on Tuesday; adding that "I've at last got Ned [Edward Burne-Jones] to undertake a drawing me poor ugly me."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noting at the top of the letter that "this is for John--but you must open it or you'll be making custards;" asking him to "Read enclosed."
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( )

2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanking her for her letter and saying how very much Ruskin enjoyed it; describing how busy she is managing the affairs of Brantwood and also Herne Hill
Folkestone, to John Ruskin by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing, at length and in great detail, the major railway accident at Bullhouse Bridge
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking her for "anything that comes into your head or heart about my Father or Mother--of whom I knew scarcely anything but the foibles; and never valued the affection. My own cruelty to them is now altogether frightful to me in looking back;" he adds that in his writing about his parents he will include "what the public may be modestly told to their own benefit--no more;" laying out which chapters will concern his Mother; adding he would like to include her letter in its entirety, "with the certainty of my never using anything as you do not wish."
Folkestone, to [John Ruskin] by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing factory workers complaints of heavy clay dust used to give body to printed calicoes before they are sent to the mill
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking her for her letter and for the drawing
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Arranging a date for a visit and asking that she bring Kate; adding that "I'm deep in heads of clover--and can't think about anything else--except that nice Kate--so get her to come."
Torquay, to John Ruskin by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing the fog and dreary weather on the journey from London to Torquay; hoping that the change in climate will be good for her husband; reflecting on their honeymoon trip to Torquay nearly 40 years prior and their marriage over the intervening years
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describing what he is working on; setting out a chart of proposed volume and chapter headings as they relate to his travel writing
primarily Brantwood, Coniston, and London, to Dr. and Mrs. Simon by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection consists of 51 letters from John Ruskin to the sanitary reformer and pathologist Dr. Simon and his wife Jane O'Meara Simon; 19 letters from Joan Severn to Dr. and Mrs. Simon; 10 letters from Mrs. Simon to Severn; 4 letters from Dr. Parsons to Dr. Simon; and 1 letter each from Violet Carttet to Mrs. Simon; Mrs. Simon to Severn; and George Richmond to Mrs. Simon. Letters in this collection have been described individually in separate catalog records; see related records for more information
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking her for so graciously entertaining a friend; discussing mutual friends
Interlaken, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying he has nothing pleasant to tell her; saying he is working at botany and drawing and "I admire things more than ever but have less delight in admiration;" saying he hopes to do some rowing and climbing; asking in a postscript if she would tell her husband that "as I get a broader view of botany, I have a most uncomfortable sensation of every thing changing into every thing else. I've been studying a lovely thing, Dryas Octopetala, which is a rose taught to live like a saxifrage. (I'm afraid that's only possible in botany, by the way) and getting the curious thick ground leaf of the saxifrage--and a little gleam of anemone-look in its flower."
to Arthur Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Being a list of subscribers with their addresses
Milan, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling her that with quiet and work he is getting better; saying that the Alps are beautiful and that he has given up on "the Irish plan;" asking her to thank John for his kindness with regard to his book and binding
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing her upcoming trip to Edinburgh and providing detailed suggestions on what her itinerary should include while in Scotland
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hoping that they will be in tomorrow afternoon so that he may come to show them some Egyptian sketches and some pathological minerals he has selected for Boo [Jane Faulkner]
The Splügen fund : by Alfred Hunt( )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Being an announcement, undersigned by Margaret Hunt and Jane Simon, to the contributors to the fund, that the List was closed and the picture "sent quietly to Mr. Ruskin at his residence at Coniston and was shortly afterwards transferred by him to the Fine Art Gallery, 148, New Bond Street, to be placed among his Turner Collection;" adding that Mr. Ruskin has "honoured his Friends by embodying his thanks in the Preface to the new Edition of his "Notes," in terms which are even more than adequate to the occasion."
 
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