Caroline Powys in On the River Thames between Marlow and Clifden Spring - 21 August, 1790

from Diary of Caroline Powys, 21 August 1790, pages 248–249:

Mrs. Williams’ water-party. Tom and Caroline invited to go with their brother from Culham. We went to breakfast at Mrs. Winfords, Marlow, and went in their boat to Sir George Youngs,* so saw Mr. Williams’ barge, and heard the music. They went up to Clifden Spring, danced all the way. After a most elegant dinner on board the barge, not back till between eleven and twelve at night.

*Formosa Place, Cookham

cite as

Caroline Powys, Diary of Caroline Powys, 21 August 1790. In Climenson, Emily J. (ed.), Passages from the Diaries of Mrs. Philip Lybbe Powys of Hardwick House, Oxon. A.D. 1756 to 1808 (London, 1899), p. 248–249. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516722785774 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: On the River Thames between Marlow and Clifden Spring

Listeners

Caroline Powys
1739-1817

Listening to

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Music to accompany dancing on a barge

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 August, 1790
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:53:05 +0000
Approved on Sun, 28 Jan 2018 14:13:14 +0000