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Record 23463

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After muster went to "The Yorick" & had a peep at some of the English papers "War" "War" "War" is the burden of them all Ordinary, Illustrated or Comic. "War" is the inspiration of their columns. Stayed at home this evening played cribbage with Polly. Then when she went to bed sat & read the Standard'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 26 Sep 1870
Country: Australia
Time: evening
Place: city: Melbourne
other location: Yorick Club
   
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: unknown
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: England
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23463  
  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=23463, accessed: 20 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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