Fourth Earl of Orford in London, England - 28 May, 1796

from Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 30 May 1796, page 400:

The scene at the Opera on Saturday was much stronger than even the papers represented. The Princess* at first retired, but the Duke of Leeds persuaded her to stand up and curtsey. She did, and then all the …   more >>

cite as

Horace Walpole, Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 30 May 1796. In Mrs. Paget Toynbee (ed.), The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford, volume 15 (Oxford, 1905), p. 400. accessed: 17 April, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Fourth Earl of Orford
patron of the arts, Politician, Writer

Listening to

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'God Save the King' performed by the opera audience

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 May, 1796
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:10:27 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:53:16 +0100