Peter Hawker in Lisbon, Portugal - 28 December, 1808, at night

from Journal entry, 28 December 1808, pages 5–6:

Went to the play at Lisbon. The theatre is in every respect inferior to those of our own metropolis. The entertainments of the evening consisted of a comedy, which was performed with a great deal of low buffoonery,…   more >>

cite as

[Peter Hawker], Journal entry, 28 December 1808. In Journal of a Regimental Officer During the Recent Campaign in Portugal and Spain Under Lord Viscount Wellington (London, 1810), p. 5–6. accessed: 31 May, 2023

location of experience: Lisbon, Portugal


Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Music to accompany a play and a ballet

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 December, 1808, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:42:41 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:10:16 +0100