Mourners at the funeral of the Duke of Wellington et al. in London - 18 November, 1852

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 300:

An extract from Contemporary Notices from Diaries, 31st October, 1852 - About half-past eleven parts of the procession began to drop in; about one o'clock the clergy filed off, with the Bishop of London and Dean Milman at their head, to meet the bier, and, after some delay, returned with it—the Choir in front singing, ' I am the Resurrection and the Life,' without any organ accompaniment,—both sight and sound were grand : but the most striking moment was when the coffin was lowered by invisible machinery into the vault, and all the Generals, contemporaries of the Duke, stood …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 300. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434116297219 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian
1791-1860

Listening to

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I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the Lord
written by William Croft
performed by The choir of St. Paul's Cathedral

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 November, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:38:17 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:35:01 +0100