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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d.2, fols. 40r, 42r, 53r
The Bodleian Libraries, The University of Oxford

The German musician and composer Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy travelled around north Wales on his first visit to Britain in 1829. During the journey, he wrote a number of letters home to his family in Germany and also produced a number of sketches of landscapes, one of them showing Conwy Castle.

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