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Record Number: 11156


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'From my early years I was always a lover of books, and I well remeber when we lived in a solitary place that my mother on going to a neighbouring town, always bought me a penny history or a halfpenny collection of songs ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1806 and 31 Dec 1810

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

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:

Robert White

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Sep 1802

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

labourer on his father's farm.

Religion:

n/a

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:

[unknown]

Title:

'a penny history'

Genre:

Fiction, History, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11156

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert White

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Autobiographical Notes

Place of Publication:

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Date of Publication:

1966

Vol:

n/a

Page:

1-2

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Robert White, Autobiographical Notes (Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1966), p. 1-2, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11156, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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