Jane Digby in Europe

An insatiable traveller, Jane moved from London to Paris to Munich and beyond. She also lived in a time of great cultural and technological change – one such change was the invention of photography.

A 1839 daguerreotype of London, England at Trafalgar Square, one of rhe oldest known photographs of London.

Paris, France. Taken in 1839 by Louis Daguerre, this image of Paris Boulevard is one of the earliest examples of photography.
An early daguerreotype of Neuhauser Strasse in Munich, Bavaria, 1839. Germany was not a united country until 1871.


Author: hurstcr60

C.R. Hurst, who taught writing and language at a small college in Pennsylvania for over 25 years, retired early and moved to the North Carolina mountains where she lives with her husband and a black cat named Molly. CR loves the outdoors, reads too much and writes too little. A realist with two feet planted in the 21st century, she nevertheless enjoys escaping into the past with historical fiction.

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