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Made by the Till family of Keswick for John Ruskin, 1819-1900, the great Victorian pundit on art, architecture, aesthetics and ethics, and social reformer; this example is made from hornefels from the Skiddaw area.

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    Till, William
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    Ruskin Museum
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    Keswick (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:Ruskin Museum