Lady Lyttelton in Osborne House, Isle of Wight - 21 July, 1850

from Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 22 July 1850, page 402:

Last evening such a sunset! I was sitting gazing at it and thinking of Lady Charlotte Proby’s verses, when from an open window below this floor began suddenly to sound the Prince’s orgue …   more >>

cite as

Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 22 July 1850. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 402. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541444641984 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Osborne House, Isle of Wight

Listeners

Lady Lyttelton
Governess to Queen Victoria's children 1842-50, Lady of the Bedchamber 1838-42
1787-1870

Listening to

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Organ music performed by Prince Albert

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 July, 1850
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Notes

Lady Sarah Spencer married William Henry Lyttelton on 3 March 1813, after which she was known as Lady Lyttelton. He succeeded his half-brother as 3rd Baron Lyttelton in 1828. After her husband’s death, Lady Sarah became Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria, and, from 1842, governess to the Queen’s children.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:04:02 +0000
Approved on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:13:46 +0000