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Record 11008

Reading Experience:

Mrs Robinson's journal of Oct 7 1854, reprinted in the Times June 15 1856: '..we sat and read Athenaums aloud, chatting meanwhile. There was something unusual in his manner,something softer than usual in his tone and eye, but I not what it proceeded from, and chattted gaily, leading the conversation - on Goethe, on women's dresses'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 7 Oct 1854
Country: England
Time: afternoon: afternoon
Place: city: London
other location: outdoors
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Mrs Robinson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Dr. Lane - Family doctor and friend of reader
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Athenaum
Genre: Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11008  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Times
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: Tuesday June 15 1858
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 11
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: The Times (London, Tuesday June 15 1858), p. 11,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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