Journal of Elisabeth Tchitchagoff, 1804-1805.

Journal written by Elisabeth Tchitchagoff (or Chichagov), covering various dates between 15 August 1804 and 4 March 1805.

Elisabeth describes a voyage through the Gulf of Finland to Kronstadt and then her life in fashionable St Petersburg society. There are accounts of visits to court, musical evenings, dances and also many references to the ill health both she and her husband suffered. Notable people referred to are Emperor Nicholas I, the Dowager Empress, Count de Maistre, Mrs Cameron (wife of the architect Charles Cameron), Countess Stroganoff and Lord Gower.

Object Details

ID: JOD/331
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Tchitchagoff, Elisabeth
Date made: 1804-1805
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 volume
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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