Brittany diary,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 23581A.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004658246
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      122 ff. (six leaves excised before f. 1 and several leaves lost at end, with loss of text; folios 1 verso-6 blank) ; 175 x 120 mm. Cloth covers.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Diary, March-November 1885, of an unidentified Scottish girl staying at Port-Manech and elsewhere in Finistère, Brittany, containing many observations on local life and customs and references to artists working in the Pont-Aven district. A few notes have been added in pencil by a later hand.

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Acquisition Information

Henry Bristow; Ringwood; Purchase; 1997


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 23581A.

Other Finding Aids

The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

Archivist's Note

May 2009.

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003);

Additional Information


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