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8 Archival description results for Switzerland

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'Chillon Aug 12 89'

Pen and wash sketch, heightened with white, showing the chateau. Reproduction from 'Twenty-two early drawings and etchings by G.G. Coulton' (Cambridge: C.U.P., 1948).

'Orsieres Aug 20 89'

Pen and wash drawing, heightened with white, showing church interior. Reproduction from 'Twenty-two early drawings and etchings by G.G. Coulton' (Cambridge: C.U.P., 1948).

Autograph letter, signed, in French, from Frederic Maurice, Paris

Discusses the settling of accounts for the books they have sent each other. Comments on the bad winter which Paris has suffered and his poor health. Also notes that the weather has been bad in the South of France and Switzerland. Is looking forward to his summer trip to Switzerland and hopes AJC will be there too. Discusses Paris theatre and comments on French national character in times of trouble. Also discusses English newspapers and French censorship. Gives a list of books he would like AJC to acquire for him.

Copy of letter to 'My Dear James' (Carrighan's brother?) from Geneva

Gives news of his travels; of purchasing a carriage with another traveller, the vineyards in Burgundy and their poor state. Describes a beer salon in Lyons and the large consumption of beer in that city, the relatively peaceful mien of Lyons as opposed to the rest of France and describes other sights in Lyons, especially the Quays, a city gathering at a chapel and the river and fort. Gives information of his stay in Geneva, including describing the family he stays with and other friends and acquaintances. Mentions the number of English in Geneva and their effect on the cost of bread and lodgings. Gives a list of English people of his acquaintance presently in Geneva.

Carrighan, Arthur Judd (1781-1845) traveller

Looking back on Ilanz

Aquatint showing distant town at foot of mountains, road, man, and trees in foreground. Reproduced in 'Twenty-two early drawings and etchings by G.G. Coulton' (Cambridge: C.U.P., 1948).