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Record Number: 1116


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for pickpocketing: John Everhard Berckemyer: "On the 11th of October, about ten o'clock, I stopped in Newgate-street, to read a playbill;..."

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

11 Oct 1825

Country:

England

Time

morning: 10am or 10pm?
evening: 10am or 10pm?

Place:

city: London
specific address: Newgate-street
other location: street

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:

John Everard Berckemyer

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

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:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Drama, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster, playbill

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

1116

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 27 October 1825, Trial of Thomas Spratt (t18251027-14),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 27 October 1825, Trial of Thomas Spratt (t18251027-14), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1116, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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