Mary (Molly) Collier et al. in Vauxhall Gardens, London - 16 June, 1742, at night

from The Letters of John Collier of Hastings, 1731-1746, page 211:

Letter from Mary (Molly) Collier to her mother Mary Collier, 17 June 1742

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cite as

John Collier et al, and Richard Saville (ed.), The Letters of John Collier of Hastings, 1731-1746 (Lewes, 2016), p. 211. accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Vauxhall Gardens, London


Listening to

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unspecified music heard at Vauxhall Gardens

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 June, 1742, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


Although Molly Collier does not specifically mention music, it was a central part of the entertainment offered at Vauxhall Gardens.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 23 Aug 2023 17:10:48 +0100
Approved on Thu, 14 Sep 2023 08:22:59 +0100