PageNotes
000 I'd like to add comments to many of these pages later. This one was the inside of the diary cover, seems to be the lightly-penciled itinerary. It required some enhancement to scan at all.
001 inside front cover, page
doggerel and joke about this being for the reader
1910 July 7 - 1912 November 24
002 1910 July 5
finishing description and history of things seen the "Middle Temple"
003 on to Monday morning train to Bath,
met grannie
grannie's companion "Miss Daniels" is lovely
004 description of grannies house
granddad, clearly an architect
been to India, endless Indian ornaments
very Victorian house
005 BW postcards of two views of Bath Abbey
visited area of the baths, but didn't go for a bath
005.z1 BW postcards of two views of Bath Abbey
006 1910 July 7
Yesterday, flower show and band concert
Today, Sunday School to watch kids not play
Evening, a cliff to watch fireworks
BW photos of granny, house
006.z1 BW photos of granny (Anne Newport Moore)
granny's house
007 1910 July 9
Left Bath yesterday, arrived Teignmouth(?)
Driven to Platway (family house name)
Met Uncle Crawford, Maria, two girls Edith and Beryl, boys away
This afternoon, walk to Maidencombe with Marion, tea with Devonshire cream.
008 1910 July 14
Four quiet days, only news Aunt Amy left to help a friend having an operation.
Four BW photos of the Platway house, inside and out
008.z1 Four photos of Platway, 3 outside, one drawing room
009 1910 July 21
Have been killing time all week, crochet, reading
Four BW photos of family, house
such poor contrast, I didn't scan them separately.
010 Had been taken to see Exeter Cathedral
some description of same
011 1910 July 25
three BW photos, King's College, Trinity College, and "Dorothea"
Left Platway noon on July 22
Sunday, went to Abbey, choir music was lost, organist mistakes
tea with Dr. Norburn "funny little man, but nice"
011.z1 BW photos:
King's College Chapel, exterior
Trinity College, Great Court
Dorothea (wife(?) of "Cousin Francis" on next page)
012 1910 July 26
Left Bath this morning, six hour to Cambridge
Cousin Edward met us, home to meet Cousin Francis and Dorothea
saw some Cambridge after supper - Peterhouse College, smallest and oldest
013 descriptions and history of Peterhouse College buildings
Thomas Gray ("Elegy in a Churchyard") had stayed there,
014 Grey left after being pranked, transferred to Pembrooke
Saw George Washington's original family Arms, with eagle, stars, stripes.
Loved King's college chapel
015 How the stained-glass windows escaped the Puritans' Kristalmonth.
Cousin Edward Theory: that Cromwell himself saved them.
Possibly Milton convinced him.
Cousin Edward is somewhat famous around Cambridge:
https://www.museumofcambridge.org.uk/2021/04/cambridge-cycling-pioneers/
016 Stories of Widows who paid for the school
017 descriptions of Trinity, given tour by alumnus Cousin Edward Conybeare, 67 at
the time, and about to become a Catholic(!)
See the story about him at the URL on previous page.
018 Tour of Clare College
019 two postcards, larger scans on next pages
019.z1 Clare College from Bridge, BW postcard
019.z2 Trinity College, Great Court, BW Postcard
020 1910 July 28
Cousin Edward Conybeare took them on a tour of the library
Story of Christ from an ancient Bible, not in other Bibles.
021 Library is example of the oppression of women (her words)
No woman allowed to read there without two male signatures
postcard of King's College Chapel.
021.z1 King's College Chapel, BW postcard
022 refers to "real Conybeares", as in "not Mother".
Service at King's College Chapel

022.z1 King's College Chapel, Interior, BW postcard
023 down to the river beside King's College for a boat
023.z1 BW Postcard, river beside Clare College
024 Cousin Edward rowing, EEC steering to Bridge of Sighs
two postcards (next scans)
024.z1 On the Cam, Cambridge: BW Postcard
024.z2 Cambridge, Bridge of Sighs, St. John's College, BW Postcard
025 with family to see a pageant, songs and dances and costumes
026 1910 July 31
Cousin Edward Conybeare takes them touring to Newnham and Girton
027 Sunday off, writing letters
028 1910 August 4
Invited by Havergal mistress, "Miss Orgill", who lives in Bath,
to her tennis club to view a tournament
029 had tea with family, took photographs on following scans
029.z1 larger scans of pictures of "Granny" (Anne Newport Moore)
and Mother, Ida Attwood
029.z2 blow ups of photos
Uncle Tizzy (cat) and Bladid (dog) with "Miss Daniel"
030 1910 August 6
saw tablet of a dead Conybeare, John Josia in Batheaston
1910 August 9
Left Bath
weary train journey, all had headaches by Charing Cross
031 arrive family house at West Farleigh
two women there, Olive and Cecil
played croquet the next day with family - "frightfully boring game".
pictures to follow
031.z1 blow ups of two pictures: Olive and Mrs Hore (sp?)
032 puttered about with family, seeing area, shopping
032.z1 blow up of photos: Mrs. Hore and Cousin Emily
033 1910 August 10
more puttering, on train for horrid journey to London
back to Lonsdale Hotel
034 1910 August 11
shopping for basket for kitten
visited Madame Tussaud's "stodgy entertainment" but glad she went
Brought new Persian kitten
Miss Codd, Sammy's sister called
035 1910 August 12
Saw Tower of London
035.z1 BW postcard of Tower of London
036 guards relived Mother of her satchel...only to protect HER from pickpockets!
awfully thrilled going through gateway
036.z1 BW postcard of Traitor's Gate
037 descriptions of Tower of London tour
038 descriptions of all weapons in the Tower
038.z1 BW postcard of weapons displays at the Tower
039 Beachamp Tower descriptions, soldiers being drilled
040 descriptions of prison cells
041 lunch on Oxford street
surprised at hotel(?) by Mr. and Mrs. Montgomerie, friends of Dad's
Cousin Augustus called for them
"It is too bad he is a Radical"
Went to National Liberal Club with Augustus
Evening, went to see "Our Miss Gibbs" at the Gaiety (expensive, worth it)
041.z1 Picture of Cousin Augustus (the Radical)
042 1910 August 15
stayed night at Ingateston (?) with cousin Grant Conybeare
who has a beautiful house called Delmore and a big green motor
Wife dead, daughters Penelope and Phyllis, about 20.
042.z1 photo of cousin Grant Conybeare
043 spent evening with Grant's family, quietly
next day, Sunday, Grant took them to Tilbury (20 miles)
043.z1 photo, Phyllis Conybeare, Grant's daughter,
and "The boy" son of another visiting cousin, Mrs. Matthey
044 from Tilbury, ferry to Gravesend, train to Dartford,
where somebody waiting to take them to Oldfield Park, Augustus' house.
had lunch, returned to London
many photos
044.z1 photo of Grant Conybeare, from side.
044.z2 photos, Caro (might be dog, might be woman holding it)
and Florence, in front of house
044.z3 very good photo of Florence (who does not appear in the text)
044.z4 Photo of Dusty (dog)
and of Augustus, across tea-table
045 1910 August 15
packing
went to see "Priscilla Runs Away" at the Haymarket
nice play, bad lead actress
1910 August 16
Saw National Gallery
Funny seeing Reynolds and Landseer paintings they knew well from reproductions
046 descriptions of National Gallery
Hogarths
BW postcard of "Age of Innocence" by J. Reynolds
047 liked the Scheffer painting in the National Gallery restroom
BW Postcard of "Mrs. Siddons" by Thos. Gainsborough, R.A.
048 like Romney's "Parson's Daughter" and
"The Sleeping Bloodhound" by Landseer
BW Postcards of both
048.z1 BW Postcard, Romney, "Parson's Daughter"

048.z2 BW Postcard, Sir Edwin Landseer "The Sleeping Bloodhound"
049 old favourite seen, Edwin Landseers "Dignity and Impudence",
painting better than any copy
many Turners
BW Postcards of the Landseer and a boat,
049.z1 BW Postcard, Edwin Landseer, "Dignity and Impudence"
050 Last page boat was chosen Turner, "Sun of Venice"
Many Florentine and other Italian pictures
mention of Holbein picture 'that such a fuss was made of'
BW Postcard, "The Duchess of Milan" (Holbein?)
051 more paintings, some in restroom
BW Postcard, Murillo "St. John and the Lamb"
052 like a Dutch picture of "The Holy Family" BW postcard of same
complains she hates Dutch pictures - "nasty interiors of cottages, old women"
053 exception to Dutch-hating, BW Postcard of "The Avenue, Middlehamis" by Hobbema
053.z1 BW Postcard of "The Avenue, Middlehamis" by Hobbema
054 more viewing.
BW Postcard and description of Sarto, "His Own Portrait"
"I always like portraits of artists painted by themselves"

054.z1 BW Postcard, SARTO - His Own Portrait
National Gallery, London
055 discussion of self-portraits
BW Postcard, and description, Sandro BOTTICELLI "The Virgin and Child"
056 lunch at an ABC shop in Picadilly, went to St. Pauls
(ABC tea shops were all over London in early 20th)
BW Postcard, St. Paul's Cathedral from across bridges
BW Postcard, St. Paul's front
056.z1 BW Postcard, very faded, St. Paul's from across two bridges
056.z2 BW Postcard, St. Paul's, faded, from front
057 discussion and BW Postcard of interior, St. Paul's
057.z1 BW postcard, 36677 London. St. Paul's Cath. Choir
058 St. Paul's interior, has great painting (next)
058.z1 BW postcard, Holman Hunt "The Light of the World"
059 Back to hotel off to Anglo-Japanese Exhibition
restaurant had "sloppy English girls" in kimonos
"Saw rickshaws pulled by" (n-word)s in "Jap costume"
wow, two racial slurs in one sentence, though she didn't see them as such
"glorious embroidery with glorified prices"
watched fireworks
060 1910 August 17
Shopping all day at Harrod's
"nothing one cannot get, from automobile tires to confectionery"
1910 August 25
On 18th went to Tate Gallery, loved it.
061 history of Tate
funny seeing pictures you've known all your life from magazines
BW Postcard of "Renunciation" by Philip Calderon
061.z1 BW Postcard of "Renunciation" by Philip Calderon
062 amused by how many ladies paused by the last painting
BW Postcard, "The Vigil"
062.z1 BW Postcard "The Vigil"
063 Admiration for George Clauseuis "Girl at the Gate"
Postcard of George Clauseuis "Girl at the Gate"
063.z1 Postcard of George Clauseuis "Girl at the Gate"
064 could not get copy of "Annunciation" in octagonal room at the end
065 liked "My Lady's Garden"
like two small paintings "Hush" and "Hushed"
BW Postcard, "Alleluia" by T.C. Gotch.
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066 description and copy of "Love Locked Out" Anna Lea Merritt
067 descriptions and copy of "The Lady of Shallot" by J.W. Water
Has marginalia, blow-up on next scan.
067.z1 Jan 6, 1911 (six months later) marginalia
realized picture she described "is not in the Tate, but in Leeds"
067.z2 BW Postcard, painting "The Lady of Shallot"
068 two Waterhousen pictures described, copies pasted in
068.z1 BW Postcard, "The Lady of Shallot" in a boat with candles
068.z2 BW Postcard, "The Magic Circle", Waterhousen
069 three paintings, Bume-James and Landseer
069.z1 BW Postcard, painting, Bume-Jones, King Cophet and the Beggar Maid
069.z2 BW Postcard, 2 paintings in one frame, Landseer, "High Life" and "Low Life".
070 hated Millais pictures especially Order of Release and Autumn Leaves
Liked The Knight Errant, has postcard
070.z1 BW Postcard, painting, Sir John Everett Millais, "The Knight Errant"
071 more Tate description
Admired Sir Walter Raleigh, pasted in copy
071.z1 BW Postcard, Sir Walter Raleigh, untitled, old man telling sea stories to two boys
072 two more paintings, by Rossetti described and copies pasted
072.z1 BW Postcard, painting, Rossetti, "Ecce ancille Domini"
072.z2 BW postcard, painting, Rossetti, "Beata Beatris"
073 Tate: whole room of Watt's pictures, liked Watts best of all modern painters
no copies due to copyright
074 Empire Theatre in evening (of 18th?)
mostly vaudeville and not very good
"a great many of the kind of girls we saw in Theatre Mangny in Paris"
on Friday 19th, tea at Holboon restaurant with cousin Fred (photo)
who had come down from Oxford.
Evening, visit by Ellie Conybeare, who has been a nun, with kitten
"Ellie is not awfully exciting but the kitten is a love"
074.z1 photo Cousin Fred Conybeare from Oxford
075 still writing on 25th, presumably,
On Saturday morning, the 20th, packed, train, London to Liverpool
"When the passenger list was given us we discovered (Evelyn Henderson) an old "Havergalian". And Elsie Watts and Miss Scruby
amazing that they handed around the passenger list...
076 later on 20th, boat left, spent 21st in bunk, 22nd not so bad.
Colour Postcard of S.S. Laurentic
076.z1 colour postcard, painting of S.S. Laurentic
077 1910 August 27
Reached Quebec today
drove up to Chateau Frontenac in "caleche"
We are steaming down the St. Lawrence now
078 1910 September 3rd - written in Toronto
Reached Montreal on 28th August
Stayed at the Windsor
Saw "Pixie" at Hospital
Dinner with "Mr. Martin" and once-Mrs-Vibert, now Miss Martin again.
On Monday 29th August, lunch with Pixie at "Castle Blener place"
Dominion Park for afternoon
079 (still written Sept 3, Toronto)
One August 30th, took train to Toronto
Reached Bentley's interviewed Miss Denzil at Conservatory Residence
(brother) Bruce arrived
Moved her trunks to "Z ord"(??) street
Had first lessons on Sept 2nd - singing (good), piano, badly
080 (still written Sept 3, Toronto)
Picture of large house - probably where she was staying(?)
singing teacher, Miss Scruby. Piano, Mr. Welsman
Tea with Miss Turner after bad lesson.
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081 1910 September 4
(top para written Sept 3, Toronto)
outing night of the 3rd, to "Shea's", clearly a theatre
(performing dogs).

Visits to "St. Thomas" (church?) and to "Mrs. Barkers"
assuming some theatre, some singing.
082 1910 September 6
whole family to "Cousin Minnie's" for tea
visit from Mary Clarke
083 (may have skipped scanning a few pages - topic seems to have changed)
At some place with water that was lovely for bathing.
left on train, went past Jarvis, arrived Toronto, met Mother, Elaine
lesson with Welsman, now Dr. Welsman, went well.
084 Today - to Princess Theatre to see Mabel Taliaferro int "My Man"
saw various friends: Victoria, Fitzpatricks, Miss Turner, Marcia,
Nan Crocker, Miss Nainby.
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