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Record Number: 11011


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[3 July 1797] 'brought the 2nd vol of the "Antiquarian Repertory"; I had read it before but there was a picture in it I wished to draw. [4 July 1797] I drew out of the "Antiquarian Repertory" a view of Little Saxham Church.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

4 Jul 1797

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: home?

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:

Joseph Hunter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Feb 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Schoolboy [Father a merchant / Guardian a Presbyterian Minister].

Religion:

Presbyterian

Country of Origin:

England

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:

The Antiquarian Repertory [Vol II of 4 vols]

Genre:

History, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

11011

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal 1797-1799

Location:

British Library

Call No:

ADD MS 24, 879

Page/Folio:

12

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal 1797-1799 British Library, p. ADD MS 24, 879, p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11011, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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