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Diary of Harriet Carr (Deacon), 1869

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 8, Series II

Scope and Contents

The first part of the diary describes a family holiday to Bath and Lynmouth in August and September 1869. Harriet describes her family's enjoyment of the beach and natural scenery of the area. The family took several day trips to nearby locations, where Harriet purchased some souvenirs, including photographs.

The second part describes the family's journey to France and Italy from 24 November to 10 December, 1869. Harriet provides sketches of Roman history when recording her observations of sites such as a Coliseum. She also describes in detail the architectural qualities of various churches that they visited in France and Italy.


  • 1869


Physical Description

1 volume (42 pages, with blanks) ; 13 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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