Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

Event title:

Departure from the State Railway Station of the Duke of Hessen-Darmstadt

Venue: Main State Railway Station [now Masarykovo nádraží]

Event type: State or civil events

Date: 07/06/1851 10.45am

Season: Summer

Programme unspecified:

General participants:
  • unspecified military music ensemble: participating ensemble


The Lokalzeitung section of Bohemia 8/6/1851 reported that the Duke of Hessen-Darmstadt and his wife had left for Dresden at 10.45am on 7th June. In attendance at the station for the farewell was the Archduke Albrecht, many generals, and a company with musical band from the [unidentified] Infantry Regiment that had adopted the title of the Duke.

Summary of sources:

Bohemia, ein Unterhaltungsblatt (08/06/1851)