The Emperor of Prussia et al. in Potsdam - 1844

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 60:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Palace of Sans Souci, Potsdam: Whit Sunday, 1844, twelve o'clock - Here, as at Berlin, all is in the greatest excitement—the courier announcing the Emperor's arrival having come but two minutes before him. The Emperor had accomplished the 250 German miles in 106 hours, including the four hours that he passed before the gate of Berlin (in order not to rouse the Meyendorfs out of their sleep), changed his dress, drove to the Greek Russian Church, which was decorated with fresh flowers and branches for the festival, and all present on their knees, the Mass…   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 60. accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: Potsdam


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Te Deum
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Congregation at the Greek Russian Church Potsdam

Experience Information

Date/Time 1844
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:58:59 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 11:26:45 +0100