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Record Number: 10017


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A man is playing the piano briskly; on music stand is a newspaper, open at the sports page, which he is reading. A hunchback, brown suit, bow tie, sings songs about love.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1940 and 31 Dec 1942

Country:

England

Time

afternoon: 3.30

Place:

other location: public 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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

Reader is a landlord



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Sport / Leisure

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10017

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

'The Pub and the People: A Worktown Study by Mass-Observation' (London,1943), p. 118, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation:

'The Pub and the People: A Worktown Study by Mass-Observation' (London,1943), p. 118, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10017, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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