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Record 23325

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
''In the evening went to the Mechanics & poured over the papers. In the Evening Herald there was a paragraph stating "Butler" many years Police Magistrate at Beechworth was to take charge of one of the Melbourne Suburban Benches ... Glanced over the Comic Papers some of them very amusing. Got home by nine o clock'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 11 May 1870
Country: Australia
Time: evening
Place: city: Melbourne
other location: Mechanics' Institute
   
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:John Buckley Castieau
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 May 1831
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Prison Governor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [unknown - comic periodicals]
Genre: Unknown, satire
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23325  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Buckley Castieau
  Title: Diaries
  Location: National Library of Australia
  Call no: NLA MS 2218
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: John Buckley Castieau, Diaries National Library of Australia, p. NLA MS 2218, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23325, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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