The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1796


The frigate Thetis returns to Malta, in quarantine against the plague until the 18th of December.

Primary sources

  • Peder Pavels: Reisejournal 1796-1797, Ms.8º 709, Manuscript Department, the National Library, Oslo – copy in Thorvaldsens Museum, p. 36.
  • Ship’s secretary H.A. Schmidt: Diary Kept at the Journey to Algier and other Places with the Frigate Thetis, the physical archive at Thorvaldsens Museum, p. 91-93.

Other references

  • Peder Pavels’ diary, in: Sven Sørensen and Joseph Schirò (ed.): Malta 1796-1797, Thorvaldsen’s Visit, Malta 1996, p. 40 and 42
  • Thiele I, p. 70.
  • C.L. With: Lorens Henrich Fiskers Liv og Levnet. Et historisk Bidrag til dels efter utrykte Kilder, Copenhagen 1891, p. 24 (although here it says 3.12.1796)
  • Related Article: The Journey to Italy 1796-1797

Last updated 17.05.2020