Mariana Starke in Rome - in the beginning of 1819

from Information and directions for travellers on the continent, 5th edition, pages 214-215:

 

The magnificence displayed at Rome in church-ceremonies, and indeed on every public occasion, is unparalleled; but during the winter and spring of 1819, it could not be witnessed without astonishment. The first event which called forth this spirit of magnificence was the death of the exiled Queen of Spain; whose funeral is said to have cost thirty thousand scudi […] The procession amounted to three …   more >>

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Mariana Starke, Information and directions for travellers on the continent, 5th edition (London, 1824), p. 214-215. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1517241583287 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Mariana Starke
Traveller and writer
1762-1838

Listening to

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drums and bells-- funeral procession

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1819
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:59:43 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:33:56 +0000