Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences while on service with the YMCA in Constantinople. Including topics such as his first impressions of the town, the weather, his impressions of Istanbul. his impressions of St Sophia, and Turkish money. Addressed from YMCA, British Army Post Office, Constantinople, [4pp. possibly incomplete]

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Related Material

See HOL/1/6/8 for more information about Gustav Holst's travels abroad in 1919.