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W.B. Richomnd, 123 via Felice, Rome, to Julia Richmond

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

RI/1/33

Title

W.B. Richomnd, 123 via Felice, Rome, to Julia Richmond

Date

3 Jun 1866

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces

Content Description

Describes at length a journey into the Campagna to Tivoli and the temple of Vesta. On his return he received a visit from Dr. Giles. He remembers Sundays spent with Charlotte, but is now able to look back on their brief marriage calmly, the pain is fading. He went to a concert featuring music by Haydn, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Tartini, he regards music as vital to his happiness. He saw many German artists among the audience. Details the collapse of a building on the via del Babuino. He is reading Walton's life of George Herbert.

Physical Characteristics

The two sheets of this letter are held together with nasty sticky tape.