British Travellers in Italy in the 18th century

Franco-British History 5 January 2012 Rosemary Sweet (University of Leicester) British Travellers in Italy in the 18th century Summary: Both the Georgians and the Victorians were fascinated by Italy, but they saw the country with very different eyes....

New Resource on the Grand Tour

The Grand Tour, the 18th-century aristocratic rite of passage retraced earlier this year for Channel 4 by Kevin McCloud, is the focus of a new digital resource. Produced by Adam Matthew Digital, The Grand Tour collates letters, diaries, printed guidebooks, travel...