Queen Victoria et al. in Cologne - August, 1845

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 87:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Palace of Bruhl: Wednesday, 13th August, 1845 - I have just a moment to tell you that I am alive and well. We are enjoying magnificence here. The first really grand effect was the drive through Cologne ; the chief street being decorated with flags on poles, and carpets out of the windows, filled with a waving multitude ; great care had been taken to sweep and clean it as for a procession, sprinkling it with Eau de Cologne, by order of the town authorities. Within the Palace all was lighted up, the garden and its Italian colonnades and fountains and statues, all…   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 87. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434021357161 accessed: 24 July, 2024

location of experience: Cologne


Queen Victoria
Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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God Save the Queen performed by 485 Military Musicians
Zapfenstreich performed by 485 Military Musicians

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1845
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:15:57 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:19:37 +0100