Child of Baron von Bunsen et al. in Gosport - 11 August, 1853

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, pages 316-317:

Extracts from Diaries - The day was splendid,—glorious sunshine and a light breeze : the sea quite calm, and sparkling. As we got farther out, the enormous and magnificent men-of-war (the Duke of Wellington, the Agamemnon, &c.) were an unique spectacle, the background being filled by hundreds of yachts with sails brilliant in the sunshine. We reached our vessel by ten o'clock, and were soon in sight of the Victoria and Albert, which was no sooner perceived than all the ships saluted ; the sound, and the appearance of the vessels enveloped in smoke, was exceedingly grand. We kept constantly …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 316-317. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Gosport


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Prussian National Airs performed by The Band aboard the Prussian Ship Gelfion

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 August, 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:23:36 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:56:59 +0100