The Diary

When I first acquired Charlotte's diary, as a small part of her fascinating estate, I was stumped! It's written entirely in German. I brought it to the German language department of my University at the time, and they gave me an excuse that it was a lovely project but they had no interest.

 

So it sat for years on a shelf....

 

Until I met Grete, or @photoswithoutfamilies on Instagram, through the Flea Market project. Towards the end of 2019 Grete very kindly took on the task of translating little Charlotte's "Poesie" ("Poems"). 

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Click below to read our blog post on the fascinating family history of the Wymetal family.

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