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Xanthus Smith travel diary, 1851-1852

Xanthus Smith travel diary, 1851-1852

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Title: Xanthus Smith travel diary

Date: 1851-1852

Physical Details: 1 diary : handwritten ; 21 x 17 cm

Description: Smith's diary from his family's trip to Europe, through England, Wales, Scotland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, London, and Paris.

He describes the ship's voyage and their daily activities after arrival, including sightseeing, painting and sketching and saying lessons.

Style of handwriting changes throughout journal.

Written inside back cover: European journal; Xanthus Smith; Rock Hill 1853.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Mary, Xanthus, and Russell Smith family papers, 1793-1977, bulk 1826-1977

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Xanthus Smith travel diary, 1851-1852. Mary, Xanthus, and Russell Smith family papers, 1793-1977, bulk 1826-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14257