Prince Albert et al. - 1 May, 1851

from Journal of Queen Victoria, 1 May 1851, pages 84-85:

This day is one of the greatest and most glorious days of our lives, with which, to my pride and joy the name of my dearly beloved Albert is forever associated!... A little rain fell, just as we started; but before we neared the Crystal Palace, the sun shone and gleamed upon the gigantic edifice, upon which the flags of every nation were flying.... The sight as we came to the centre where the steps and chair (on whcih I did not sit) was placed, facing the beautiful crystal fountain was magic and impressive. The tremendous cheering, the joy expressed in every face, the vastness of the …   more >>

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Queen Victoria, Journal of Queen Victoria, 1 May 1851. In Christopher Hibbert (ed.), Queen Victoria in her letters and journals (1984), p. 84-85. accessed: 18 May, 2024


Prince Albert
Prince Consort, Prince Consort
Queen Victoria

Listening to

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March from Athalie
written by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 May, 1851
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:47:22 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:30:44 +0000