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From Liverpool to Chester and through North Wales you can get an "observation car"

Catalog Data

Former owner:
Comegys Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 unnumbered pages 18 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
England
Wales
Date:
188u
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger DSI
Received by the Dibner Library loosely inserted in a copy of J.M. Hoppin's Old England (5th edition; Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1878; DA625 .H79 1878 SCDIRB) previously owned by the Comegys family
Summary:
Handwritten notes in ink on 3 pages of lined paper (2 sheets), describing a tourist's four-day itinerary from Liverpool to Chester and through north Wales. Some place names and locations mentioned include: Lladudno; Conway [Conwy]; Bangor and the Castle Hotel there; the Menai Strait; a silver shop called "The Lowe in the Row" in Chester, where the writer purchased a crested cream pitcher and noted that the proprietor of the shop is "very fond of Americans"; Carnavon [Caernafon]; Barmouth and the Marine Hotel there; Llangollen's Hand Hotel and the Valle Crucis Abbey; Dolgellau [Dogelly] and the Ship Hotel there; and the country house and park at Plas Newydd
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
MSS 002169 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540648