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Record Number: 17671


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The other main diversions of the voyage resolved themselves into reading unimportant novels aloud, by pairs, on the deck, and gambling in the smoking-room.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1896 and 31 Dec 1896

Country:

At sea

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: Crossing the Atlantic

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:

George Warrington Steevens

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1869

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Correspondent/Journalist

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

At sea

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

unknown [novels]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17671

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Digital (google books) copy of print volume accessed online,

Citation:

Digital (google books) copy of print volume accessed online, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17671, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

On the Cunard line ship, Campania

   
   
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