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Record 3568

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"Ford Castle, June 1st (1866). Dear Mr Ruskin. I am reading with delight your Crown of Wild Olives trying to fit the sermon on to myself and be the better for it... Yours sincerely, L. Waterford."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Probably Britain
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1818
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Great Lady, painted and drew - charitable work with emphasis on education of poor children
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England (born in Paris, British Embassy)
Country of experience: Probably Britain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Crown of Wild Olives
Genre: Social Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1866
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3568  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Virginia Surtees
  Title: Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton.
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 69-70
  Additional comments: Editor's footnote to letter W 54. Source: Trevelyan Papers, University of Newcastle Library.

Citation: John Ruskin, Virginia Surtees (ed.), Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton. (London, 1972), p. 69-70, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3568, accessed: 19 May 2019

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