Mariana Starke in St Peter's, Rome - between the 1790's and the 1810's

from Information and directions for travellers on the continent, 5th edition, page 213:

 

On Easter Day, at nine in the morning, Foreigners should be at S. Peter's, in order to procure good places for seeing the Pope enter that Church in state […] Between twelve and one o'clock the Pope returns in state from the interior of S. Peter's; and immediately ascends to the Loggia on the outside of the church; where he no sooner appears than all the troops kneel; and, when he has pronounced the …   more >>

cite as

Mariana Starke, Information and directions for travellers on the continent, 5th edition (London, 1824), p. 213. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1517240962045 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome

Listeners

Mariana Starke
Traveller and writer
1762-1838

Listening to

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drums and bells -- Easter ceremony

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1790's and the 1810's
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:49:22 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:28:41 +0000