Queen Victoria et al. in Portsmouth - July, 1847

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 139:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Osbourne House: Monday 19th July, 1847 - Here I am, well and quiet, just as if taken away from a seething cauldron, or awakened from a bad dream. The journey and the passage over the beautiful sea, and then a good walk which your good Queen took us, did me a vast deal of good. We arrived at Portsmouth in two hours, saw the Victory (Lord Nelson's ship), going thither in a boat ; then got on the Fairy, and passed the splendid fleet quite near, greeted by all ships with the royal salute, the men drawn up, and the band playing alternately the English and Prussian …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 139. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434028408731 accessed: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: Portsmouth


Queen Victoria
Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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English and Prussian National Melodies performed by Military

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:13:29 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:44:08 +0100