Prince Albert et al. in Isle of Wight - July, 1847

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 143:

Letter from Bunsen to a Son, Osbourne House: 22nd July, 1857, five a.m. - With a heated head and overclouded spirit I accomplished the journey. The spectacle of the sea refreshed me. The noble fleet at Spithead saluted the royal flag of Prussia with far-echoing thunder; the musical bands of the five vessels of the line, as we glided past, played alternately ' God save the Queen,' and the ' Landesvater ' (which I had introduced in England in 1842), and the whole did me good. Seeing Prince Albert and the Queen, in their beautiful tranquillity, in the isle of the south, overlooking the sea, …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 143. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Isle of Wight


Prince Albert
Prince Consort, Prince Consort
Queen Victoria
Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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God Save the Queen performed by Military Musical Bands
Landesvater performed by Military Musical Bands

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:20:24 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:47:34 +0100