Le monde pittoresque et monumental. L'Angleterre, l'Écosse et l'Irlande

Name of traveller

Paul Villars

Reason for travel

  • en route to Ireland

Date of travel

undated, ca. early 1880s

At Holyhead we embark on comfortable steamers, which perform the transit with great rapidity, and the transportation of the mails and baggage is quickly effected. (Villars 105)


  • terrain: rough sea between Holyhead and Kingstown, Ireland
  • transport:
    • modes of travel: steamboat; train
    • travel by train from London to Holyhead via the north Wales route
    • steamboats service from Holyhead described as comfortable and fast; responsible for delivery of mail
  • English translation: England Scotland & Ireland: A Picturesque Survey of the United Kingdom and Its Institutions. Trans. Henry Frith. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1887. 105. Print.
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Nationality of traveller


Language of publication

French; English translation

Gender of traveller


Type of publication

illustrated travelogue


Villars, P[aul]. Le monde pittoresque et monumental. L'Angleterre, l'Écosse et l'Irlande. Paris: A. Quantin, 1885. 615. Print.