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Record Number: 11390


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The beautiful and disturbing feminine shapes which I sometimes saw in the photographic section of "The Sketch" and "The Tatler", turning over the pages furtively in the Public Library, did not immediately strike me as being what might lie beneath a gymslip.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Millom
other location: public library

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:

Norman Nicholson

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Jan 1914

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

son of tailor

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:

[n/a]

Title:

The Tatler

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

11390

Source:

Print

Author:

Norman Nicholson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wednesday Early Closing

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

n/a

Page:

159

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Norman Nicholson, Wednesday Early Closing (London, 1975), p. 159, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11390, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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