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Miss Ellen Heaton

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Miss Ellen Heaton

Person  Female  Born 18/11/1816  Died 25/12/1894

Categories: Philanthropy

Born 7 Briggate, Leeds. Art collector and philanthropist, initiating several charitable projects in Leeds. She cultivated relationships with some of the leading literary and artistic talents of her time, particularly John Ruskin and Elizabeth and Robert Browning. The Brownings however found her overwhelming to the point of being aggressive. Died 6 Woodhouse Square, Leeds.

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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