Celebration of Thorvaldsen’s 100th birthday in the riding school of Christiansborg Palace, with a procession past his grave in the courtyard of the museum.
Adgangskort til Mindefesten for Thorvaldsen i Christiansborg Slots Ridehuus den 19. November 1870 Kl. 12½ (Admission card to the commemoration) and other documents in Thorvaldsens Museums Småtryk-Samling (collection of short publications).
Kirsten Weber (ed.): H.C. Andersens dagbøger, 1868-1870, Copenhagen 1975, Vol. VIII, p. 432-435 (Andersen describes the day and his own involvement in the festivities).