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Record 11482

Reading Experience:

'One day, however, I made a discovery. I could read myself! I was four years old now... and while sprawling on the floor with a comic open at the pictures of Weary Willie and Tired Tim, or Dreamy Daniel, or Casey Court, or the Mulberry Flatites, I found that the captions under suddenly began to read themselves out to me.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1907 and 31 Dec 1907
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Newcastle
location in dwelling: home, sprawled on floor
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:Jack Common
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1903
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: son of locomotive fireman
Religion: n/a
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: [comic paper]
Genre: Fiction, Children's Lit, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11482  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jack Common
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Kiddar's Luck
  Place of Publication: Newcastle
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 26
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jack Common, Kiddar's Luck (Newcastle, 1975), p. 26,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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