Countess Granville et al. in Brussels - 1 March, 1824

from Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady G. Morpeth, 1 March 1824, page 260:

The children have been still happier than usual to-day, as it is the last day of the Carnival; and masqued and grotesque figures, making strange faces and singing Flemish songs, are to be seen in spite of the weather, parading through the town.

cite as

Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady G. Morpeth, 1 March 1824. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, volume 1 (London, 1894), p. 260. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1537277878164 accessed: 21 October, 2018

location of experience: Brussels

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Flemish songs sung at a carnival performed by masked figures

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 March, 1824
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

Harriet Leveson Gower's sister, Georgiana Dorothy Howard, was titled Lady Morpeth until September 1825, after which she was titled Lady Carlisle.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:37:59 +0100
Approved on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:20:58 +0100