Mourners watching the Funeral Procession of the Duke of Wellington et al. in London - 18 November, 1852

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 299:

Extracts from Contemporary Notices from Diaries, 31st October, 1852 - 'Sunday, 14th November.— Still rain and gloom ; my father read to us a sermon of Tauler's, instead of wading to church. Later, in the afternoon, it was possible to call upon Count Nostitz, who with General Massow (and General Scharnhorst,expected to-morrow) has been deputed to attend the Duke's funeral. Thursday, 18th November.—The whole house was alive before six, and by seven, guests were pouring into the rooms overlooking the terrace ; troops of persons of the middle classes who were allowed to get on to the top of…   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 299. accessed: 1 October, 2023

location of experience: London


Listening to

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Dead March performed by Military Bands

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 November, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:32:20 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:31:34 +0100