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Record 7801

Reading Experience:

?There was and is so judicious a blending of light and heavy literature in "Chambers?s Journal" that their periodical has helped to educate, inform and entertain many generations of the British public. Whenever it came in my way, as it did sometimes, I revelled in its pages. The "Penny Magazine" also was a great delight on the rare occasions that I saw it. But I remember best the "Family Herald", "Reynolds?s Miscellany", and Lloyd?s penny dreadfuls.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cheltenham
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:William Edwin Adams
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Feb 1832
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Son of a plasterer, apprentice printer and journalist later
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [penny bloods]
Genre: Fiction, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: published by Edward Lloyd
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7801  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Edwin Adams
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a Social Atom
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1903
  Vol: 1
  Page: 100-101
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Edwin Adams, Memoirs of a Social Atom (London, 1903), 1, p. 100-101,, accessed: 18 February 2020

Additional comments:



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