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Record 12526

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'15th March 1929 Miss M?ndel and I inspect my little library. We read some Brooks, Kipling, Holmes, Artemus Ward, de Quincey -- in short, a browse. We looked at ?Phiz? illustrations to ?Sketches by Boz? and she talked of Wilhelm Busch as the greatest of German pencil artists.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 15 Mar 1929
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
   
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:Gerald Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Jun 1903
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company
Religion: none
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Title: unknown
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12526  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gerald Moore
  Title: MS Diary 1929
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: MS Diary 1929
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1929 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1929, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12526, accessed: 23 May 2019

Additional comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

 

 

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