Diary of a Devon Antiquary: The Illustrated Journals

    Diary of a Devon Antiquary: The Illustrated Journals

    and Sketchbooks of Peter Orlando Hutchinson 1871-1894

    Jeremy Butler

    Halsgrove 2010

    Hardback 198pp Illustrated 295x210mm

    9780857040756   Product Code: 22884

    A Victorian gentleman with the means to pursue his own interests, Peter Orlando Hutchinson spent many years exploring the area around his home town of Sidmouth, keeping a diary of his activities, which ranged from geological and archaeological research to studying local buildings and performing in concerts. Illustrated with hundreds of his meticulous sketches and watercolours, this book is edited from his extensive writings and gives a fascinating view of East Devon in the late 19th century.

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