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Record 26531

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The subject of the evening - 'English Ballads' - was then discussed in two papers, by F.J. Edminson & H.M. Wallis, and illustrated by readings recitations & songs. Recitations were given by Rosamund Wallis & Mrs Ridges. Readings by H.M. Wallis, Mrs Smith & Mrs Edminson'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 31 Jan 1910
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
specific address: Leighton Park
   
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:Elizabeth Edminson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1857
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Members of XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: [either an English ballad or text about ballads]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26531  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: W Binns
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 126

Citation: W Binns, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)  Private collection, p. n/a, p. 126, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26531, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php). W Binns acted as secretary that evening

 

 

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