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Record 10923

Reading Experience:

'Mr Scholfield gave me a medal struck to commemorate the presentation of the colours to the Birmingham association of cavalry & infantry. On one side is "Public virtue seated on ..." [in margin] "From the printed description which accompanies it".'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 17 Jun 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: home
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:Joseph Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Mar 1783
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice at Hadfield & Co, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: 'Printed Description' accompanying a comemorative medal
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Handbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 10923  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD MSS 24879
  Page/folio: f 19b

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. ADD MSS 24879, p. f 19b,, accessed: 25 February 2020

Additional comments:



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