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Record 6124

Reading Experience:

'We are reading the "Seven Lamps of Architecture", some part very pretty, other by writing fine [though] very nonsensical, other very powerful, and the beginnings of chapters only fit to be in German.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 22 Aug 1850
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Otterbourne
county: Hampshire
specific address: Otterbourne House
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:Charlotte Mary Yonge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 11 Aug 1823
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: novelist
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Frances Mary Yonge (mother), William Crawley Yonge (father)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Seven Lamps of Architecture
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Smith, Elder: 1849
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6124  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
  Editor: Christabel Rose Coleridge
  Title: Charlotte Mary Yonge: Her Life and Letters
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1903
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 178
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charlotte Mary Yonge, Christabel Rose Coleridge (ed.), Charlotte Mary Yonge: Her Life and Letters (London, 1903), p. 178,, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:



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