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Record Number: 18319


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' Before starting on the march we attended a service in the Mission Church[...].[Hugh]Ruttledge read the first lesson and [E.O.]Shebbeare the second; it was impressive to hear them clattering up the slippery aisle in their nailed boots.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

12 Mar 1933

Country:

Sikkim

Time

morning

Place:

city: Kalimpong
specific address: Mission Church

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:

Hugh Ruttledge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1884

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

mountaineer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Sikkim

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

Frank Smythe and other members of 1933 Everest expedition


Additional Comments:

Hugh Ruttledge led 1933 and 1936 Everest expeditions. E.O.Shebbeare (b.1883) deputy leader 1933 expedition



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

18319

Source:

Print

Author:

Frank Smythe

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Camp Six: in The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2000 (1937)

Vol:

n/a

Page:

527

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Frank Smythe, Camp Six: in The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books (London, 2000 (1937)), p. 527, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18319, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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