A party of army officers et al. in Sintra, Portugal - 24 January, 1809, at night

from Journal entry, 24 January 1809, pages 15–16:

Having thus agreeably passed our time till late in the evening, we returned to the inn, where an excellent dinner had been waiting our arrival.  Every thing was served up in the British style; as Madam Cavigioli, our landlady, although married to an Italian, was an Irish woman.  The landlord and his brother attended us during dinner, and afterwards amused us cheerfully with vocal and instrumental music.

cite as

[Peter Hawker], Journal entry, 24 January 1809. In Journal of a Regimental Officer During the Recent Campaign in Portugal and Spain Under Lord Viscount Wellington (London, 1810), p. 15–16. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1533891986322 accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: Sintra, Portugal


A party of army officers
Army Officers
Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Unspecified vocal and instrumental music performed by The Cavigioli brothers

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 January, 1809, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:06:27 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:19:46 +0100