Caldecote Journal, 1854-1855
- Caldecote Journal.
- Physical Description:
- 7 letters ; 28 x 22 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsIn Process DA690.R28 F46 1854+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Archives & Manuscripts
- Series of letters written to a Mr. Freeman (of Southampton Place, Reading) serving with the Cavalry Division at Balaclava, in the Crimea. Designed in the form of a "newspaper" and written by Adela, Charlotte, William, Thomas & Arthur, the children of the Fenton family. Also includes a supplement. The "newspapers" include details on the family's outings, hunting with the Atherstone Hounds, purchase of a yew bow from Buchanan, a fair amount on ladies' archery, a visit to Crystal Palace ad Sydenham, details on the homefront regarding preparations for the Crimea.
- Subject Terms:
- Crimean War, 1853-1856.Fenton family.
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