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Record 25937

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Note that the Prussians have to black their helmets and take off their epaulettes to prepare for battle "with lacquer made of soot or lampblack". "Daily Telegraph". June 15th, 1866, p. 5 last column but one. Conf. Henry's white plume and Achilles' crest.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 17 Jun 1866
Country: Switzerland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Lucerne
   
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 Ruskin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Feb 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: art critic and social critic
Religion: Church of England (evangelical)
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Daily Telegraph
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25937  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 2
  Page: 591
  Additional comments: pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 591, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25937, accessed: 16 July 2019

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