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Record 8166

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I now became anxious to read all that came in any way, and like most juveniles, felt a deep interest in the reading of "Robinson Crusoe", Philip Quarll, Boyle's Travels, and other such books as our school library contained.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Dec 1814
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Hull
   
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:Christopher Thomson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25 Dec 1799
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Apprentice ship builder
Religion: Methodist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Boyle
Title: Boyle's Travels
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8166  
Source - Print  
  Author: Christopher Thomson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Autobiography of an artisan
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1847
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 65
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Christopher Thomson, Autobiography of an artisan (London, 1847), p. 65, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8166, accessed: 11 August 2020

Additional comments:

 

 

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