Vatican Museum - Vatican City State
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Quick Description: A main character in George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch, has a revelation at the Vatican Museum.
Location: Vatican City State
Date Posted: 12/23/2014 7:09:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMN478
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 17

Long Description:
In Chapter 21 on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch, Dorothea is on her honeymoon with Mr. Casaubon. While Mr. Casaubon is about to do his studies at the Vatican Library and Museum, he and Dorothea realize they have a misunderstanding. Dorothea expected to be helping her husband in his intellectual pursuits. She comes to realize that he has no such intention....causing her to question the entire vision she had of their marriage. After Casaubon leaves, and she is alone in her despair, Casaubon's second cousin, Will, and Will's artist friend notice her. Will, is also an artist who just happened to be at the Vatican without knowledge that Casaubon would also be there on his honeymoon with Dorothea.
Short Description: see above

Book Title: Middlemarch

First Year Published: 1874

Author's Name: George Eliot

Name of Waymarked Item: Vatican Museum

Location of Item: Vatican City State

More Information:
The Vatican Museum was established formally in 1854. Read more about it at

Admission Price?: 15.00 (listed in local currency)

Link to more information about the book or waymarked item.: [Web Link]

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