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Record Number: 9471


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lord Francis Jeffrey to Mary Berry, [1842]: 'I have been amusing myself lately by looking over the catalogue of the Strawberry Hill collections, and, as you may suppose, have had you often enough in my mind as I went through names and little anecdotes which must be pregnant to you with so many touching reflections.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1842 and 31 Dec 1842

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Lord Francis Jeffrey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1773

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/Judge/Politician

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Catalogue of Strawberry Hill collections

Genre:

Arts / architecture, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book, catalogue

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9471

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

3

Page:

476

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 3, p. 476, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9471, accessed: 17 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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