Brantwood in summer, showing the full extent of the house. Photograph © Visit Cumbria, reproduced with permission. As the house's own website says, Brantwood is "[F]illed with many fine paintings, beautiful furniture and Ruskin’s personal treasures," and "retains the character of its famous resident." Text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Related Material


"Brantwood – Home of John Ruskin." Visit Cumbria. Web. 3 July 2020.

Hanley, Keith. "Edinburgh — London — Oxford — Coniston." Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin. Ed. Francis O'Gorman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 17-31.

John Ruskin's Home: Brantwood. Web. 3 July 2020.

Created 3 July 2020