Six of the worst tacky souvenirs for Grand Tourists figures.

1. Amsterdam: Now, a miniature Delftware clog. Then, Grand Tourists in the 18th century would have tried the real thing, uncomfortable though wooden clogs can be.

2. Munich: Now, we buy lederhosen doll's wear. Then, one of the more eccentric 17th-century souvenirs was a table fountain of a bronze figure of a woman who had a spout on the top of her staff, in her mouth and on each breast.

3. Alps: Now, we go for cow bells. Then, it was gilt and multi-coloured Tyrolean

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