Molony, William O'Sullivan, Diary, 20 July 1914

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Description: 
W.S. Molony diary, [page] 60
Case Study: 
A British Teenager Caught Up in the First World War: William O’Sullivan Molony
Creator: 
Molony, William O'Sullivan
Source: 
diary
Date: 
20 July 1914
Place: Lübeck and Hamburg
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
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Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00000532
Language: 
eng
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image
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jpg
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[page] 60
Monday, 20th July 1914 Lübeck and Hamburg
8:0 a.m. bathe with D in the Baltic. D can’t dive—rather too fat. We both swam out a long way and I nearly got the cramp, so came in quickly. C’s birthday—D. gave her sweets and flowers.
11:0 a.m. Took snapshots and drove off in the car.
Settled things with the hotel proprietor who owned the villa. Once more on the tour—this time to Hamburg. C. sits in the front with D.
Her sweet-perfumed veil floats across my face whenever the wind blows and I feel happy. Tire splits. Get out and D. mends it. Take snapshots. Pass through Wismar—on the road to Lübeck. Have tea in Lübeck—took a photograph of the world-known “Rathaus”. Reached Hamburg 6 p.m. Went to the Atlantic Hotel. Nice rooms, fine view of the Alster. Went to the Alster Pavilion to dine. Mother didn’t come—such a shame.
C. & D. & Kathleen and myself formed the party. It