Countess Granville in Bordeaux - September, 1834

from Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, September 1834, page 164:

We passed the whole of yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. Barton, one of the daughters, at her campagne. […] We there saw the whole process of vendangerie—scenes like in a ballet. The men tread the grapes to music, but what a nasty process, all hands and feet!

cite as

Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, September 1834. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 164. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538650990676 accessed: 13 August, 2020

location of experience: Bordeaux

Listeners

Countess Granville
1785-1862

Listening to

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Music to accompany the treading of grapes

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1834
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

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 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:03:11 +0100
Approved on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:18:19 +0100