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Record Number: 17172


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Benjamin Robert Haydon to Elizabeth Barrett, 28 April 1843: 'I have been sadly shocked at Reading Wilkie[']s life, -- to think that for 20 years of our earliest Friendship when daily I used to read to him my journal of my thoughts -- & he used to speak of the danger of all personal remarks in [a] journal [...] It [i.e. Haydon's] was only a journal of conclusions on Art, & Poetry which have been the foundation of my lectures -- I am shocked that I never knew [italics]he[ed italics] kept a journal of nothing but remarks on his Friends their weaknesses & follies'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1843 and 28 Apr 1843

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Benjamin Robert Haydon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1786

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Artist

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

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:

'life' of David Wilkie

Genre:

Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17172

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1989

Vol:

7

Page:

94

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1989), 7, p. 94, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17172, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Not clear whether text read written by Wilkie himself.

   
   
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