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Record Number: 11010


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Louis and I have begun reading "Westward Ho!" together [...] He reads to me every day out of "Westward Ho!" which I think very beautiful and interesting'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

24 Jul 1862

Country:

Hesse

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Listener:

Alice Maud Mary or "Princess Alice"

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Apr 1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

princess of Hesse

Religion:

Protestant

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Hesse

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Kingsley

Title:

Westward Ho!

Genre:

Fiction, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11010

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters to Her Majesty the Queen

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1897

Vol:

n/a

Page:

47, 49

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Alice Princess of Great Britain, Grand Duchess of Hesse , Letters to Her Majesty the Queen (London, 1897), p. 47, 49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11010, accessed: 28 May 2024


Additional Comments:

Read to by her husband, Prince Louis of Hesse

   
   
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