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Record 11389

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The beautiful and disturbing feminine shapes which I sometimes saw in the photographic section of "The Sketch" and "The Tatler", turning over the pages furtively in the Public Library, did not immediately strike me as being what might lie beneath a gymslip.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Millom
other location: public library
   
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:Norman Nicholson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Jan 1914
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of tailor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Sketch
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11389  
Source - Print  
  Author: Norman Nicholson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wednesday Early Closing
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 159
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Norman Nicholson, Wednesday Early Closing (London, 1975), p. 159, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11389, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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