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Record 12615

Reading Experience:

"amused myself with looking over Cowley's Geometrical Plates - the different Problems of Euclid are drawn upon Pasteboard Paper & cut so that you may lift them up & see the solid forms &c &c I suppose a profound scholar might despise all this - but I think it a pretty work for Ladys or young beginners."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 10 Aug 1784
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
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:Mary Hamilton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1756
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
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: John Lodge Cowley
Title: ?[An Appendix to the Elements of Euclid]
Genre: Textbook / self-education, Science, Mathematics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12615  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Mary Hamilton
  Title: Journal 3 August-17 August 1784
  Location: John Rylands Library, University of Manchester
  Call no: Acc 2007/008
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Mary Hamilton, Journal 3 August-17 August 1784 John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, p. Acc 2007/008,, accessed: 09 December 2019

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