Maria Vincent Germon in Lucknow - 19 May, 1857

from A Diary Kept by Mrs R. C. Germon, at Lucknow, Between the Months of May and December, 1857, pages 12, page 12:

[T]he insurgents were in Meerut all Sunday night, burning and murdering, and did not reach Delhi till 4 o'clock the Monday morning. Captain W-. complimented me on my remaining alone in the house during the panic …. In the evening we took our usual drive; our band was playing at the band-stand, but very few were driving about.
cite as

A Diary Kept by Mrs R. C. Germon, at Lucknow, Between the Months of May and December, 1857, pages 12. In A Diary Kept by Mrs R. C. Germon, at Lucknow, Between the Months of May and December, 1857 (1870), p. 12. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1382605361 accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Lucknow

Listeners

Listening to

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military band music

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 May, 1857
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

Mrs Germon's diary records her experiences of the siege of Lucknow during the 'Indian Mutiny' (as it was termed by the British).


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:02:41 +0100