James Paul Cobbett in Piazza di San Marco, Venice - 15 August, 1829, at night

from Journal of a Tour in Italy, and also in part of France and Switzerland, pages 341-342:

 

The open space, with the buildings, are, take all their parts together, by far the finest sight of the kind that I have ever seen; the church, with its many domes, is after the style of St. Sophia's at Constantinople; and in the piazza you see, among the people of many nations that walk about there, great numbers of Greeks and Turks, dressed in their crimson caps and white …   more >>

cite as

James Paul Cobbett, Journal of a Tour in Italy, and also in part of France and Switzerland (London, 1830), p. 341-342. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518083454433 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Piazza di San Marco, Venice

Listeners

James Paul Cobbett
1803-1881

Listening to

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Military band music-- Austrian performed by Austrian military band

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 August, 1829, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:50:54 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:21:45 +0000