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Record 23326

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Went into town after Muster & read the papers at the Mechanics, did not see any very great news in fact never remember there being so little after the arrival of the English Mail. After tea did Harry’s sums & read the Illustrated'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 12 May 1870
Country: Australia
Time: afternoon
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 - newspaper]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23326  
  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=23326, accessed: 19 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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