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John Ruskin, Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford, mentioned this cottage and the beauty of its surroundings, when in 1874 he encouraged undergraduates to improve this road through the village & thus to "feel the pleasure of useful muscular work."

Plaque 3780


by Friends of North Hinksey in 1978

Language English
Colour green
Location North Hinksey Village, Oxford, United Kingdom
Subject John_ruskin_-_portrait_-_project_gutenberg_etext_17774
John Ruskin (1819 – 1900)
Machine tag openplaques:id=3780
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