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Record Number: 12856


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Sunday 18 October: 'we had service on the poop the Shoole master held it then was a box on board with books ther was bibles and prayer books and hyme books so it was opened and we had the books it begins at 11 Oclock i think of you when 2 Oclock comes, and them we go to Dinner and spend the rest of the day how we can reading and singing'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

18 Oct 1863

Country:

At sea on voyage to Australia

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board Ship Ariadne (Liverpool to Brisbane)

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:

Maria Steley

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Dec 1848

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

At sea on voyage to Australia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[Bible or Prayer Books or Hymn Books]

Genre:

Bible, Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)
from the schoolmaster on board ship


Source Information:

Record ID:

12856

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Maria Steley

Title:

Diary

Location:

State Library of Queensland

Call No:

Box 8721

Page/Folio:

9-10

Citation:

Maria Steley, Diary State Library of Queensland, p. Box 8721, p. 9-10, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12856, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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