Mordecai Travel Diary, 1859

Hortensia Mordecai's 1859 Travel Diary, Italy

Follow Hortensia Mordecai as she travels through Italy. This map follows her travel journal entries regarding her time spent in the Italian countryside. The diary begins after the death of her brother, David Henry Mordecai, and she often writes about her sadness over the loss. There are frequent references to beggars, family members, and detailed descriptions of artwork seen and admired.

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Project Author: Angela Flenner, MLIS, MS
Project Director: John W. White, Ph.D.

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