Mrs. Felix Octavius Carr Darley diary, 1867

Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, Mrs
Collector
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.; France

Collection size: 1 item.

Collection Summary: A pocket diary of a trip to Italy and France, January to July 1867, in which Mrs. Darley briefly notes daily sightseeing activities, visits with friends and shopping trips, and only occasionally mentions the sketching activities of her husband Felix.

Biographical/Historical Note: Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Darley distinguished himself as an illustrator. In 1848, he moved to New York and became successful illustrating the works of Irving and Cooper. After his marriage in 1859, he and his wife moved to Claymont, Delaware.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Mrs. Curt P. Richter.

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