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Record 13791

Reading Experience:

[Betsey]:'The gazettes from France were read this evening there was nothing remarquable in them. We began again "Les Precieuses Ridicules" but had no time to for supper was called'. [Eugenia]:'In the evening the Paris papers were read I did not give them any attention then we began to reread for Madame de Bombelles "Les Precieuses Ridicules" which was interrupted by supper'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 19 Dec 1791
Country: Austria
Time: evening
Place: city: Wardeck
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:Eugenia Wynne
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1780
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Austria
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
other family, including sister Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne and friends
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Gazettes / newspapers from paris]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13791  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 93
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 93,, accessed: 18 February 2020

Additional comments:



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