Baron von Bunsen et al. in Royal Hospital Chelsea - 12 November, 1852

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 298:

An extract from a Contemporary Notice from Diaries, 31st October, 1852 - Friday, 12th November. — This day, appointed for the private view of the lying in state of the great Duke at Chelsea Hospital, seemed impressed with the Earl Marshal's commands for a general mourning, by the gratuitous addition of plenteous weeping ! for such an amount of rain was seldom seen as to-day; we, however, set out at half-past nine, finding a file of carriages already formed, and after we had been set down in the covered entrance, slow was our advance to the octagonal vestibule, where hung the flags and …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 298. accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Royal Hospital Chelsea


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian
Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer

Listening to

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Dies Irae
written by Pittoni

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 November, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:21:28 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:29:09 +0100