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Record Number: 12805


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Some Irish newspapers. I can hardly bear to look into them. But John Knox [John Martin] diligently scans them, with many wry faces, and sometimes tells me part of the news.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

26 Apr 1850

Country:

Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bothwell
county: Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land)
location in dwelling: at lodgings

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

John Martin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

owner of small estate in Co. Down, Irish Nationalist, in exile for treason

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

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

John Mitchel


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[Irish newspapers]

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12805

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

242

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 242, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12805, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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