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Record Number: 17186


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Benjamin Robert Haydon to Elizabeth Barrett, 18 June 1843: 'My dear Child is varying but no cough -- What a dear sweet girl! [...] We go to Harrow today to see Byrons Tombstone [i.e. his favourite spot in the local churchyard] & autograph -- & to amuse her, as she reads him with such interest.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Mary Mordwinoff Haydon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

unknown

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:

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17186

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:

193

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1989), 7, p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17186, accessed: 20 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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