Joseph Forsyth in Belvedere Palace, Frascati - early 19th Century

from Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803, pages 254-255:

 

Behind the palace [of Belvedere] is an aquatic theatre formed by a stream which flows from Mount Algidus, dashes precipitately down a succession of terraces, and is tormented below into a variety of tricks. The whole court seems alive at the turning of a cock. Water attacks you on every side; it is squirted on your face from invisible holes, it darts up in a constellation of jets d'eau, it…   more >>

cite as

Joseph Forsyth, Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803 (London, 1816), p. 254-255. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516542128473 accessed: 12 August, 2022

location of experience: Belvedere Palace, Frascati

Listeners

Joseph Forsyth
Teacher, Writer
1763-1815

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sounds of an aquatic theatre

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:42:08 +0000
Approved on Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:06:57 +0000