Countess Granville et al. in Paris - 30 July, 1815

from Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady G. Morpeth, 31 July 1815, pages 64-65:

But now for the cream of my story. We went to the Opera. The house was full and brilliant beyond measure, and my brother in raptures, as I must say he is from morning till night. All nations, all embassies, all …   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady G. Morpeth, 31 July 1815. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, volume 1 (London, 1894), p. 64-65. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1537264831503 accessed: 13 August, 2020

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Countess Granville
1785-1862
Sixth Duke of Devonshire
connoisseur of the arts, political patron
1790-1858

Listening to

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A ballet of the Battle of Waterloo

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 July, 1815
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

The Battle of Waterloo, in which Napoleon's army was defeated, was fought only six weeks prior to the date of this listening experience, on 18 June 1815.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:00:32 +0100
Approved on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:57:19 +0100