Letter of Honore de Balzac

In 1843 Honore de Balzac was in Lithuania. In the spring of that year he came to St. Petersburg to visit Countess Evelina Hanska, whom he intended to marry. After failed wedding proposal the writter left St. Petersburn in autumn. On October 10 Balzac stopped in Tauragė, where he wrote a letter to the Countess at the local inn: “Dear Countess, the philosopher, saying that you cannot write the quill pen of the inn, said the truth, that no matter how upset you might be, you would not hold your laugh seeing how I am writing with that quill pen .. “

Children in Tauragė Castle will be greeted by a Countess from the 19th century who, together with the participants of the education, will go to the year when messages were written not by telephone but by a goose’s feather. The lesson consists of a narrative and a practical part.

How to register? renginiai@tauragesmuziejus.lt or 862259269

For: 1-12 grade pupils, adults

Group: 10-20 people

Price: 3 € per person

Duration: 1 hour

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