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Ruskin Museum

The museum covers the local history of Coniston, Arthur Ransome (1884-1967) author of the Swallows and Amazons, Donald Campbell (1921- 1967), and John Ruskin (1819 - 1900). The museum was founded in 1901 by the artist W. G. Collingwood, who had worked closely with Ruskin. 


Coniston Museums, Archives, Galleries and Collections Donald Campbell (1921 - 1967) John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) 1901 W. G. Collingwood (1854 - 1932)
Ruskin Museum - Coniston
- Official Website of the Ruskin Museum. "Telling the Story of Coniston Since 1901" .The museum covers the local history of Coniston, Arthur Ransome (1884-1967) author of the Swallows and Amazons ...

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John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
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John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
- Overview About John Ruskin John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) was one of the leading visionaries and thinkers of the Victorian era. John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) ...
Donald Campbell (1921 - 1967)
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Donald Campbell (1921 - 1967)
- Overview About Donald Campbell Donald Malcolm Campbell was a land and water speed record breaker. Born in Horley, Surrey on the 23rd of March 1921. He follwed in the footsteps ...
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