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