Travel diaries.


Travel diaries.

Blashfield's diaries describe his travels in England, Italy, Greece, France, and Egypt. The contain descriptions of activities, sites, art objects, and meetings with individuals; sketches of art objects, scenes, buildings, and people; and occasional lists and financial accounts. Of particular note are a list of drawings made in Egypt and a detailed description of a visit to the Louvre (vol. d.). Five of the volumes are undated.

6 volumes.


SNAC Resource ID: 6729733

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