A Week on the Broads: Four Victorian Gents at Sail on a Norfolk Gaffer in 1889

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During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the Norfolk Broads. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded their travels in watercolour in two small leather bound books. The result is an entirely charming, funny account along the lines of the legendary Three Men in a Boat with which the notebooks are entirely contemporaneous although the protagonists are younger and possibly naughtier. Baker ...

A Week on the Broads: Four Victorian gents at sail on a Norfolk gaffer in 1889 2017, Adlard Coles Nautical, London

ISBN-13: 9781472945136