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Record Number: 18489


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Amongst various verses, which she insisted on my accepting, she gave me the following lines, which she said she had written as supposing them to be spoken by the Duchess of D[evonshire].' [the poem that follows is entitled WINTER AMUSEMENTS]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 1 Mar 1821

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Charlotte Bury

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

18 Feb 1775

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

lady-in-waiting

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Caroline Lamb

Title:

'Winter Amusements'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
given by C. Lamb


Source Information:

Record ID:

18489

Source:

Print

Author:

Charlotte Bury

Editor:

A. Francis Steuart

Title:

Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1908

Vol:

II

Page:

243

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), II, p. 243, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18489, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Journal entry is dated 20th January and year seems likely to be 1820 or 1821 as Queen Caroline's death follows soon after and some nearby entries are dated 1820.

   
   
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