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Record 3409

Reading Experience:

'Only yesterday morning he [Cyril Oliphant] was well enough to read out to me [Francis Oliphant] a little notice of his De Musset which appeared in Willie Tulloch's little Glasgow paper; no one of us had any suspicion of what was at hand'.[Cyril Oliphant's death]
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 8 Nov 1890
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: Windsor
The Crescent
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:Cyril Oliphant
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1856
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer and dilettante
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Francis Romano (Cecco) Oliphant
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Notice of Cyril Oliphant's 'De Musset'
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: In 'Willie Tulloch's little Glasgow paper' [unidentified], shortly before 8 November 1890
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3409  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Francis Romano Oliphant
  Title: Blackwood Correspondence Book
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4558
  Page/folio: 145 r

Citation: Francis Romano Oliphant, Blackwood Correspondence Book National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4558, p. 145 r,, accessed: 23 August 2019

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