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Record 5374

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"Florence Nightingale's copy of Mrs. Trimmer's New and Comprehensive Lessons, Containing a General Outline of the Roman History (1818) has Nightingale's autograph in pencil on a flyleaf ... and pencilled marks -- an 'x' or an 'A' at the ends of chapters to show how far she had got with her reading."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
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:Florence Nightingale
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1820
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Italy
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mrs Trimmer
Title: New and Comprehensive Lessons, Containing a General Outline of the Roman HIstory
Genre: History, Children's Lit, Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5374  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 21-22
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 21-22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5374, accessed: 27 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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