Harriet Georgiana Mundy in Stratton Street, London - 28 June, 1838

from Letter from Harriet Georgiana Mundy to her mother, Harriot Frampton, 29 June 1838, pages 406–407:

My dear Mother,—Although I did not go to the Abbey I could not find time to write to you yesterday, as I was persuaded to remain at Miss Burdett Coutts in Stratton Street to see the procession return from the Abbey, which I did in the hope of liking it better than I had done in going there; but I confess that taken altogether I was extremely disappointed, though I can scarcely say why. John Strangways says it is because the squadrons of Life Guards were so small, and that what makes the processions on the Continent so splendid are the thousands of troops who always …   more >>

cite as

Harriet Georgiana Mundy, Letter from Harriet Georgiana Mundy to her mother, Harriot Frampton, 29 June 1838. In Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 406–407. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535541738148 accessed: 10 December, 2023

location of experience: Stratton Street, London


Listening to

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Music in the procession at Queen Victoria's coronation performed by Bands

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 June, 1838
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Harriet Georgiana Mundy was daughter of James Frampton and niece of Mary Frampton. She edited the volume of her aunt's journals and family letters from which this extract is taken.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:22:20 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:38:18 +0100