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Record Number: 11008


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mrs Robinson's journal of Oct 7 1854, reprinted in the Times June 15 1856: '..we sat and read Athenaums aloud, chatting meanwhile. There was something unusual in his manner,something softer than usual in his tone and eye, but I not what it proceeded from, and chattted gaily, leading the conversation - on Goethe, on women's dresses'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

7 Oct 1854

Country:

England

Time

afternoon: afternoon

Place:

city: London
other location: outdoors

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Mrs Robinson

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

Dr. Lane - Family doctor and friend of reader


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Athenaum

Genre:

Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11008

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Times

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

Tuesday June 15 1858

Vol:

n/a

Page:

11

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

The Times (London, Tuesday June 15 1858), p. 11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11008, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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