Frances von Bunsen in Heidelberg - 11 September, 1855

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her sister Lady Hall, 27 Sept. 1855, pages 189-190:

I wish I could give you a full account of our Potter-Abend, the evening before the wedding, when it is the custom to have a planned amusement to divert people's thoughts.... Meyer composed poetry, and the diversion was charade and tableau and declamation and singing, all together.... Afterwards they danced.
cite as

Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her sister Lady Hall, 27 Sept. 1855. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 189-190. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392991120603 accessed: 21 September, 2017

location of experience: Heidelberg

Listeners

Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 September, 1855
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Notes

Baroness Bunsen is referring to the eve of her daughter Theodora's wedding.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:58:40 +0000