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Frith Beard travel diaries (19th-20th C.)

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25 bound notebooks containing descriptions of tours to various parts of Europe and the British Isles (namely France, Belgium, Spain, Ireland, Wales and England), 1889-1914. Written and illustrated by Richard Frith-Beard:

1. A Trip to Paris (1889)
2. A Trip to Belgium (1891)
3. In Ireland (1892)
4. A Tramp through the Pyrenees (1893)
5. Round About Snowdon (1894)
6. A Jaunt Through Wicklow, etc. (1895)
7. A Ramble in Spain (1896)
8. Awheel in Devon (1897)
9. A Trip to Spain in Wartime (1898)
10. In Ireland (1899)
11. On Tour in Spain (1900)
12. A Trip to Valencia (1901)
13. In Southern Spain (1902)
14. Holiday Impressions (1903) [France, Spain]
15. The Balearic Isles (1904)
16. Corsica and the Riviera (1905)
17. Three on Tramp (1906) [France, Spain]
18. On Foot in Floodland (1907) [France, Spain]
19. Along the Pyrenees (1908)
20. In the High Pyrenees (1909)
21. Through the Eastern Pyrenees (1910)
22. The Catalan Pyrenees (1911)
23. Experiences in Cataluña (1912)
24. Two on Tour (1913) [France]
25. On Holiday in Wartime (1914) [France]

Date range: 1889-1914

Strengths: Unique accounts, hand-illustrated and with early photographs, of European travel at the turn of the century.

Size: 1 box, 0.5 metre

Language: English

Keywords: Travel, war, France, Spain, Catalonia, Pyrenees, Ireland, Wales

Notes: Frith Beard was associated with the South Wales branch of the Ibero-American Institute.