Child of Baron von Bunsen et al. in The Crystal Palace - 18 June, 1853

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 312:

Extracts from Diaries - Saturday, 18th June.—My father having been invited to see the Crystal Palace in its still unfinished state, we packed ourselves a carriage full to accompany him. After passing Dulwich the country prospect became charming, and soon we perceived the new building on a wooded height. Mr. Phillips, Mr. Layard, and Mr. Owen Jones, guided us and a large party over this wonderful construction, which promises to realise Aladdin's Palace. From the galleries the view is beautiful, and was evidently enjoyed by the eighty singers from Cologne, who had been brought over by …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 312. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434118502310 accessed: 7 July, 2022

location of experience: The Crystal Palace

Listeners

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

Listening to

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Eighty Singers from Cologne

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 June, 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:15:03 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:51:00 +0100