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Illustrated holiday diary of Mabel Pratt: sailing holiday from Southampton to France via Guernsey, 25 Jul-8 Aug 1953

MS. Top. gen. d. 90

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Hardback note book entitled, 'Southward from the Solent: The record of a holiday fortnight afloat', describing a holiday with her husband Charles as part of a crew on board a yacht (starting at Southampton and visitng Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight, Beaulieu river, Bucklers Hard, Cherbourg, St Peter Port on Guernsey, Lezardrieux in Brittany, Cowes). Entries are written by both Mabel and Charles. Pen-and-ink drawings are stuck into the volume as well as black and white photographs, picture postcards, letters from the skipper and ephemera.


  • Creation: 25 Jul-8 Aug 1953


80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. gen. d. 90

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom