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Europe, Eastern -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

Journal of European tours

Call Number: MS B6
Overview A two-volume journal of tours on the European continent during the 1820s and 1830s by what appears to an English gentleman. He was interested in paintings, theatre, opera, architecture, antiquities, inscriptions, and prosperity in particular and in scenery, female beauty, and politics to a lesser degree. Locations visited include Italy, Spain and Gibralter, Greece, Asia Minor (Constantinople and Belgrade of the Ottoman Empire), and, briefly, France and Switzerland. The volumes appear to...
Dates: 1827 - 1834

Letters, literary manuscripts, and personal papers of the Porter family

Call Number: MS 28

The Porter family papers consist of letters, literary manuscripts and personal papers of an English literary family from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century. Two-thirds of the almost 3000 items in the collection consists of the correspondence of the siblings, Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842), Jane Porter (1776-1850), Anna Maria Porter (1778-1832), and other members of the Porter family.

Dates: 1750 - 1849