Abroad, a Victorian Children’s Travel Book

Abroad, a delightful travel book for children, is by Thomas Crane and Ellen Houghton, is written entirely in verse, and follows the adventures of a London family traveling in France. Found in the children’s section of the Internet Archive

abroad-front-cover2

The pictures in the book are gorgeous, and beautifully composed. Here is a sample.

Intro

All aboard

On the ship

Buffet at Boulogne

From the hotel window

First morning in France

Eglise de Saint Ouen

Rue de L'Epicerie

French daycare

Kitchen

Washerwomen

Chocolate and milk

Gatekeeper

Gay Paris

Puppet show

Jardin d'Acclimatation

Fishmonger

Merry-go-round

Train to Calais

Porte de la mer

Homeward bound

Home to London

Abroad back cover
You can look at the entire book (which I highly recommend), download it, and even order print copies on the Internet Archive display page.

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