by Gregory Murphy
In1853 the foremost art critic of the period John Ruskin, his wife Effie and his portage the Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millias departed in high spirits for the Scottish Highlands. What happened there gave rise to one of the most notorious scandals of the Victorian Age.
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