Jill Bepler (Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel)
The travel diary as a composite text and fragmentary source on the experience of travel
This contribution will examine a rare source of information on the practicalities of travel in the 17th century and the role of the travelling tutor. As a professional tutor Jerome (Hieronymus) Hainhofer, nephew to the famous art dealer Philipp Hainhofer, made his living accompanying young English nobles around France, Germany and Italy. In Orleans in 1641 he...