Journal by a Frenchwoman

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. French d. 20-3
  • Dates of Creation
      16 September 1870-19 February 1871
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Fair copy of part of a journal by an unidentified Frenchwoman, 16 September 1870-19 February 1871, written in Paris during the siege, with many pen-and-ink or water-colour portraits, including two portraits probably of the writer.

Administrative / Biographical History

An unidentified Frenchwoman.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The journal was given to the Library in 1948.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47202-5.