Peter Hawker in Haymarket, London - 20 March, 1810, at night

from Journal entry, 20 March 1810, page 17:

Dined out and went to the opera, from whence I had to crawl all the way up the Haymarket without being able to get a conveyance home; and then had to sit in a house while a fellow with a wooden leg went in search of a Jarvey.

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 20 March 1810. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker, 1802-1853, volume 1 (London, 1893), p. 17. accessed: 12 July, 2024

location of experience: Haymarket, London


Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Unspecified opera

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 March, 1810, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Hawker was still recovering from a serious injury received in battle the previous year.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:46:43 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:55:56 +0100