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Record 24031

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Bought the Evening Herald. There was not much in it excepting an account of the injury done to one of the Turret guns of the Cerberus when she was lately firing shell for practice. It seems that the expensive monster is rendered unsafe if not altogether useless'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 28 Aug 1884
Country: Australia
Time: afternoon
evening
Place: city: Melbourne
   
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: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Inspector General Penal Establishments
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: Evening Herald
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24031  
  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=24031, accessed: 20 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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