Three sons of Christian Charles Josias, Baron von Bunsen et al. in Cologne Cathedral - 20 July, 1848

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 190:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Cologne :Sunday morning, half past six; 20th July, 1848 - Here I am, sitting with my three sons, the glorious bells of the Cathedral ringing in the Thanksgiving for Germany's Reichsverweser, or Administrator of the Empire (the Cathedral itself is to be ready for opening on August 14, 1848, the first time since August 14, 1248) ; all soldiers with the citizens going about in their gold, black, and red cockades.

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 190. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Cologne Cathedral


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Church bells

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 July, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:00:00 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:06:14 +0100