Charlton Byam Wollaston in Einsiedeln - late July, 1791

from Letter from C.B. Wollaston, 27 July 1791, page 58:

From Zurich we took horses, and rode along one side of that singularly pretty lake to Richterschwyll, and from thence, the next morning, to Einsiedeln, the famous Benedictine monastery, containing the black image of ‘Notre Dame des Ermites.’ We met pilgrims in plenty. The convent is very large, and the situation in a deep valley between mountains which are there very high, and backed by true alps, is very romantic. The church within is very large, and you would not have expected in these distant parts to have heard …   more >>

cite as

C.B. Wollaston, Letter from C.B. Wollaston, 27 July 1791. In Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 58. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: Einsiedeln


Charlton Byam Wollaston
Composer, Judge, Magistrate, recorder of Dorchester […]

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Mass performed by Monks

Experience Information

Date/Time late July, 1791
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:37:44 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:48:15 +0100