Fourth Earl of Orford in Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham - 21 August, 1795, in the morning

from Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 22 August 1795, page 353:

Yesterday, just as I had breakfasted in my closet where your bust is, I saw the Kingston Fencibles pass by on the river. They were standing in rows on a high platform in a western barge, with colours and music. They saluted my castle with three guns […]

cite as

Horace Walpole, Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 22 August 1795. In Mrs. Paget Toynbee (ed.), The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford, volume 15 (Oxford, 1905), p. 353. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535024214620 accessed: 19 September, 2021

location of experience: Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham

Listeners

Fourth Earl of Orford
patron of the arts, Politician, Writer
1717-1797

Listening to

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Military music performed by The Kingston Fencibles

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 August, 1795, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:36:56 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:44:13 +0100