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Record Number: 11594


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was getting a lot of stiff reading out of the public library, now, "for my father". One work was "Quain's Anatomy" in two volumes. The first volume was anatomy and physiology. I read all about bones, muscles, lungs, liver, kidneys, ductless glands, all the whole issue. The second volume was on reproduction and embryology. I was completely fascinated...'

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: St Helens
county: Lancashire

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 Stamper

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1886

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

school boy, son of iron moulder

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:

Quain's Anatomy

Genre:

Medicine

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

2 vols

Provenance

borrowed (public library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

11594

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Stamper

Editor:

n/a

Title:

So long ago

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1960

Vol:

n/a

Page:

213

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 213, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11594, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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