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Record 23943

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In the evening I tried the reading powers of Walter & Godfrey with a chapter in the testament, both of the boys have lost their front teeth & were not able to speak plainly in consequence. Harry & Sissy then read a chapter, Sissy cannot pronounce the hard words very well but for all that reads very nicely.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 15 Feb 1874
Country: Australia
Time: evening
Place: city: Melbourne
location in dwelling: at home
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reading Group:Castieau children
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: children of Prison Governor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Australia
Country of experience: Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
father, John Buckley Castieau
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23943  
  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=23943, accessed: 18 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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