Category: Switzerland

Touring a Medieval Castle

While traveling through Switzerland by train in 1896, Julia and her three companions visited the Château de Chillon, a medieval castle on the eastern end. . .

The Architecture of a Prison

When Julia toured the Château de Chillon in 1896, she doubtless walked through Bonivard’s Prison on its lower level. Here François Bonivard. . .

A Trip to Switzerland

In the summer of 1896, soon after her arrival in Paris, Julia embarked on her first sightseeing tour: a railway trip through Switzerland. She traveled with three other young women. . .

Geneva’s Jet d’Eau

From their hotel, Julia and her three traveling companions could see the Jet d’Eau on the opposite bank of Lake Geneva. This enormous fountain was built in 1886 for an industrial purpose. . .