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Record 25315

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Transcription of 'The Diverting History of John Gilpin, Shewing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again', beginning 'John Gilpin was a Citizen /Of credit and renown.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Garrow
county: Perthshire
   
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: anon
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Cowper
Title: John Gilpin
Genre: Poetry, Fok Song
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25315  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: CP1
  Page/folio: 18-33

Citation: anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823 Private Collection, p. CP1, p. 18-33, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25315, accessed: 27 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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