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38 sketches from BB's trip to Brittany, France, in 1861, together with some photocopies, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Bodichon 8/5

Scope and Contents

1. Angers Cathedral from a distance; 2. St Horian (St Horeult le Viel) and Beauchamps column; 3. Water scene, figures in small boats; 4. Same scene as 3, greater detail; 5. Octagonal tower; 6. 'Houses in the rocks by the Loire'; 7. The Chateau de la Pomeraye, mentioned 15 June in the Journal (see GCPP Bodichon 8/4); 8. Cardiniere's Chateau, mentioned 17 June in the Journal; 9. Sailing boats with village in the background; 10. Buildings, rudimentary sketch of landscape; 11. 'Beautiful ruins, trees and water. Picturesque old houses in the town'; 12. Side of a fortressed building; 13. Balconies and buildings overlooking the water; 14. Campague du Pavillon; 15. Campagne du Pavillon; 16. Arms of the Grands, Arms of the Bodichons; 17. Cliff down to the sea; 18. Church and graveyard; 19. 'Grey mills and golden corn'; 20. Chateau by the river, figure fishing; 21. 'Salt pools and heaps, Croisic in the distance'; 22. Building (house or chapel) amongst rocks. Standing stone in foreground, with potential colours marked written in sections; 23. 'Old mill towers', cattle being herded reflected in the water; 23a. Castle on hill, windmills in background; 24. Figure by grave monument; 25. 'Granit [sic] rocks'; 26. Standing stones; 27. Standing stones; 28. 'Earth covered with stones. Grottoes in the Carnac'; 29. Two figures amongst standing stones; 30. Four sketches of local women's clothing, figures kneeling; 31. 'Old wall at Ploermel'; 32. Fosselin Castle; 33. 'Prison of Fosselin Castle'; 34. House and grounds, possibly Pavillon; 35. Detail of the wing of a building; 36. '3 Parcae. Valette', possibly with Pomeraye sketch; 37. Tours Cathedral; 38. Photocopies of the Croisic and Carnac sketches [B516/17-29].


  • Creation: 1861


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Bodichon, Barbara

Finding aid date

2004-08-16 11:02:32+00:00


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