Charlton Byam Wollaston in Brussels - 30 June, 1791
from Letter from C.B. Wollaston to Dr Arnold, 30 June 1791, pages 44–46:
The ceremony of the Inauguration took place to-day […] It was a fine sight altogether. We had a window directly opposite, and had the fun of seeing people scramble for medals which were thrown from the windows amongst them.
I wished much for you, if only to see ‘Toison d’Or,’ a very fine fellow I assure you, dressed in a most rich coat all bedaubed with coats of arms, with a fine plume of feathers on his head, and mounted on a courser, which pranced about most majestically. There were besides four other heralds … more >>
C.B. Wollaston, Letter from C.B. Wollaston to Dr Arnold, 30 June 1791. In Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 44–46. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535469816567 accessed: 9 December, 2023
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|Trumpets at a ceremonial occasion||performed by Trumpeters|
|Date/Time||30 June, 1791|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, was inaugurated as Duke of Brabant on 30 June 1791.