Hester Lynch Piozzi et al. in Streatham - 26 July, 1790, at night

from Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 29 July 1790, page 278:

Mr. Lysons was last Monday at Mrs. Piozzi’s fête at Streatham. Five-and-forty persons sat down to dinner. In the evening was a concert, and a little hopping, and a supper.

cite as

Horace Walpole, Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 29 July 1790. In Mrs. Paget Toynbee (ed.), The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford, volume 14 (Oxford, 1905), p. 278. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535018855008 accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Streatham


Hester Lynch Piozzi
Writer, Writer
Fourth Earl of Orford
patron of the arts, Politician, Writer

Listening to

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Unspecified music

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 July, 1790, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private


‘Mr. Lysons’ could refer to either of the two brothers, Daniel Lysons (28 April 1762–3 January 1834), antiquary and historical topographer, or Samuel Lysons (bap. 1763–29 June 1819), antiquary and archaeologist. Both men were close friends and correspondents of both Horace Walpole and Hester Piozzi.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:07:36 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:50:28 +0100