Dr John Moore in Venice - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 1, page 20:

 

[W]hen the weather is quite favourable, the ceremony [of the marriage of the Doge to the Adriatic] is performed every Ascension Day.  The solemnity is announced in the morning by the ringing of bells and firing of cannon. About mid-day the Doge, attended by a numerous party of the Senate and clergy, goes on board the Bucentaur; the vessel is …   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 1, volume 1 (London, 1795), p. 20. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509095953148 accessed: 28 March, 2020

location of experience: Venice

Listeners

Dr John Moore
man of letters, Physician
1729-1802

Listening to

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bells and hymns

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:19:13 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:04:37 +0000