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Record Number: 10067


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On one of the side streets, a young couple parked their perambulator in the middle of the sidewalk and stopped to read the results of the Coronation procession in London.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

12 May 1937

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Leeds

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:

Reading Group:

a young couple

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

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:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper?]

Genre:

Politics, Ephemera, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown, perhaps front page of newspaper displayed?

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

10067

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 231, 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:

Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 231, 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=10067, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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