Tea cup from Hotel Bellevue, Thun, Switzerland

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Tea cup from Hotel Bellevue, Thun, Switzerland

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dc.contributor.other Brooks, Roger
dc.date.available 2012-12-06T21:25:46Z
dc.date.issued after 1850
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2346/47317
dc.description Matthew Arnold's father, Dr. Arnold of Rugby School, often vacationed with his family at Hotel Bellevue in Thun, Switzerland. In one letter to Clough, Matthew Arnold mentioned returning to the hotel for the "sake of the blue eyes" of one young lady there. He met her there the following year. Nowhere does he mention her name, but he wrote a series of poems called "The Switzerland Poem" and refers to her as Marguerite. This cup is from a coffee and tea silver serving set, beautifully engraved on the side of each piece, "Hotel Bellevue, Thun."
dc.description Donated by Roger Brooks.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888
dc.subject Teacups
dc.title Tea cup from Hotel Bellevue, Thun, Switzerland
dc.type Image
dc.rights.availability Unrestricted.

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