Baron von Bunsen in Berlin - August, 1848

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, pages 194-195:

An extract from a Contemporary Account, Berlin: 6th August, 1848- Here, where one was as much used to hear the calling out of guards to salute the passing members of the Royal Family, as in England to hear the ringing of bells— now to perceive no such sound is very strange. And as to the literature of the day, the ancient lime-trees are pasted full of all kinds of street literature, and at every corner is a board where old women sell the last publications in that class ; besides which, hundreds of street boys are for ever roaring out the news. Almost every evening large gatherings of the …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 194-195. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

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Drums performed by The Citizen Guard

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:04:05 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:15:15 +0100