The Grand Tour of the Fanshawe Sisters in 1829
From Hayley Cotterill on December 12th, 2016
Audio recording of lunchtime talk.
Charles Watkins and Dr Ross Balzaretti (University of Nottingham) focus on
the Grand Tour of the Fanshawe sisters who ‘did Europe’ in 1829. This talk sheds light on the difficulties
and pleasures of travel in the early nineteenth century.
Recorded on 14th June 2016 as part of the events programme for the Weston Gallery exhibition Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling Abroad before the 20th Century curated by Dr Ross Balzaretti and Manuscripts and Special Collections