Pernel [Strachey] to [Jane Strachey]

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She first described the journey out with Messrs Bitter and Bird via Cologne to Berlin where the Jubilee of the Deutsche Bank was to be celebrated. P. stayed with the Siemens and attended the ceremonies in the hall of the Philharmonic-music, a dinner attended by the Directors and staff (all male) while the ladies sat up in the gallery followed by speeches, Tableaux. Vivants etc. They were not allowed to pay anything. They are going on to Stresa on Lake Maggiore. Sent from Berlin.