The Grand Tour

Also known as: Grand Tour

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The Grand Tour is a collection of digitized primary sources documenting British travel to the European continent from the 16th through the 19th centuries.

These travels influenced British art, architecture, urban planning, literature, and philosophy.  

Material types include letters, diaries and journals, account books, printed guidebooks, published travel writing, paintings and sketches, architectural drawings, and maps from libraries and archives around the world, including the Beinecke Library, the Paul Melon Centre, the Chaney Library, the British Library, and other selected sources.

Access restricted to the Queen's community

Date Coverage

  • 1550-1850

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