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Travel Journal for European Grand Tour, July 27 August 30 with detail on each locale while traveling through Great Britain, France and Italy. C1880s. Thirza Merriam Rowley.. ..
Travel Journal for European Grand Tour, July 27 – August 30 with detail on each locale while traveling through Great Britain, France and Italy.  C1880s.  Thirza Merriam Rowley.. ..


 
Price: $375.00

Product Code: 24002426

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A collection of 30 legal size pages of narrative describing the itinerary from a European grand tour taken by most likely Thirza Merriam Rowley wife of H. Curtis Rowley and daughter of Homer Merriam. The journal of loose pages is structured by date and provides a daily accounting by specific locations visited and recounts of activities including sites seen, commentary on modes of transportation, local customs and brief references to her traveling companions.   She was accompanied by a Gardner, who may have been her bother Arthur Gardner Merriam.   She was not hesitant in expressing her opinion of areas and seemed to show a strong interest in landscaping, stone buildings, and the most ancient locations.   Travel began on July 27 and concluded on August 30. Found in the family papers of Arthur Rowley.  For a comprehensive summary of the travels click HERE (#) $375.00 . paper chipping and brittle