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RUSKIN, John James (fl 1804-1822)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0217
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: RUSKIN, John James (fl 1804-1822)
Date(s): 1804-1822
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Unknown.


Administrative/Biographical history:

54 Hunter Street, in Bloomsbury, was owned by John James Ruskin, a sherry importer. It was here in 1819 that his son, the art critic and writer John Ruskin, was born. The family moved away in 1823, and the house was demolished in 1969.


Scope and content/abstract:

Documents relating to 54 Hunter Street, Bloomsbury, comprising lease, 1803; and lease to John James Ruskin, 1818. With a photograph of the house.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Documents in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the Archive in May 1945.

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January to May 2011.

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