John Chetwode Eustace in St Peter's, Rome - early 19th Century

from A Classical Tour through Italy, pages 365-367:


When the pope celebrates divine service, as on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Whit Sunday, St. Peter and St. Paul, &c. the great or middle doors of the church are thrown open at ten, and […] [a] majestic procession is closed by the pontiff himself, seated in a chair of state, supported by twenty valets, half concealed in the drapery that falls in loose folds from the …   more >>

cite as

Rev. John Chetwode Eustace, A Classical Tour through Italy, volume 1 (London, 1819), p. 365-367. accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome


John Chetwode Eustace
Roman Catholic priest, travel writer

Listening to

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music for divine services--Catholic performed by Catholic church choir

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:11:00 +0000
Approved on Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:20:45 +0000