Richard Colt Hoare in Malta - June, the 1790's

from A Classical tour through Italy and Sicily, pages 500-501:


At a short distance is a villa […] called the Boschetto, as being on the most woody spot in the island, and is watered by an abundant spring. Being uninhabited, it exhibits a melancholy appearance. The domain about it abounds in game. During the summer an annual festival is held here, by the peasantry of the island, who, with their brides, spend a most joyous day. According to …   more >>

cite as

Richard Colt Hoare, A Classical tour through Italy and Sicily (London, 1819), p. 500-501. accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Malta


Richard Colt Hoare
Antiquary, Landowner

Listening to

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unspecified peasant festival music

Experience Information

Date/Time June, the 1790's
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:18:49 +0000
Approved on Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:30:17 +0000