Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

Event title:

Arrival of the Emperor Ferdinand and the Empress Marie Anne at the railway station at Bubeneč

Venue: Bubeneč railway station

Event type: State or civil events

Date: 30/10/1851 6pm

Performance of music, including:

General participants:
  • unspecified military music ensemble: participating ensemble

Commentary:

The Lokalzeitung section of Bohemia 2/11/1851 reported that at 6pm on 30th October His Majesty the Emperor Ferdinand and Her Majesty the Empress [Marie Anne] arrived at Bubeneč by a private train and were met by the Archduke Leopold, the Governor, all high[-ranking] generals and state officials, the mayor Count von Sacher-Masoch and a deputaton from the city council. A company of grenadiers lined the platform and a military music ensemble played the Volkshymn. Their Majesties left in a carriage for Hradčany and were welcomed there by the Cardinal-Archbishop Prince Schwarzenberg.


Summary of sources:

Bohemia, ein Unterhaltungsblatt (02/11/1851)