Frances Williams Wynn in Paris - 31 March, 1833

from Journal of Frances Williams Wynn's continental tour of 1833, page 11:

[We] proceeded to the French Protestant Service at l’Oratoire…. [A] procession of young women came from the Door of the Chancel…. They were all dressed in plain white cambric muslin, with long white muslin veils covering their face and shoulders…. There were fewer boys…. When they were all seated the Psalm or rather Hymn singing begun every verse being previously recited from the reading Desk, according to the laudable rite of the Presbyterian Church.
cite as

Frances Williams Wynn, Journal of Frances Williams Wynn's continental tour of 1833. In National Library of Wales, Canon Trevor Owen Manuscripts, number NLW MS 2779C, p. 11. accessed: 15 April, 2024 (By permission of The National Library of Wales)

location of experience: Paris


Listening to

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French Protestant hymn

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 March, 1833
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


The service attended was a French Protestant confirmation service.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:14:40 +0000