Mary Berry in Rome - 30 December, 1783

from Diary of Mary Berry, 30 December 1783, page 65:

Went to the top of Trajan’s Column, 160 steps […]

Palazzo Rospigliosi.  On the ceiling of a casino in the garden is Guido’s famous Aurora, painted in fresco […] In another room in the same casino, a large picture by Domenichino — David, Saul, and a group of females […] Opera at the Argentina.

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 30 December 1783. In Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 1 (London, 1865), p. 65. accessed: 2 December, 2023

location of experience: Rome


Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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unspecified opera

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 December, 1783
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 11:01:40 +0000
Approved on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 11:06:07 +0000