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Illustrated holiday diary of Mabel Pratt: Cornwall, 1951-1952

MS. Top. gen. d. 87

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This exercise book contains two diaries written by Mabel with her pen-and-ink sketches, photographs, picture postcards and printed ephemera all stuck in. Comprises:

  1. (fols. 1-61) 'A Cruise in Cornwall: The story of a holiday fortnight in and around Falmouth', the first holiday that Mabel and her husband Charles took without their children, they were part of a crew on board a yacht, Jul-Aug 1951
  2. (fols. 61v-116) 'From Salcombe to the Isles of Scilly', Mabel and Charles helped to crew a yacht, Jul-Aug 1952, with loose letter to Charles Pratt from Josephine Blackwell, relating to this holiday, Aug 1953.


  • Creation: 1951-1952


116 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. gen. d. 87

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom