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Record Number: 11607


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am going to try & commence work again, having done nothing since entering the sick list, except read a few novels and that class of books'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

25 Jul 1859

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board HMS Pelorus, between India and Australia

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:

Albert Battiscombe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

14 Apr 1831

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Lieutenant Royal Navy

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11607

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Albert H.W. Battiscombe

Title:

Journal of H.M.S Pelorus

Location:

Royal Naval Museum

Call No:

1976/110(2)

Page/Folio:

p. 48

Citation:

Albert H.W. Battiscombe, Journal of H.M.S Pelorus Royal Naval Museum, p. 1976/110(2), p. p. 48, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11607, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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