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Record Number: 20632


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'One amongst the innumerable excellent things I have learnt from Practical Education is to consider what is passing in the child's mind at the moment, and I am sure this is a thing which is seldom if ever attended to.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 30 Nov 1814

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:

Anne Romilly

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1773

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

wife and mother

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Garbett



Text Being Read:

Author:

Maria Edgeworth

Title:

Practical Education

Genre:

Education, Conduct books

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20632

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Romilly

Editor:

Samuel Henry Romilly

Title:

Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1936

Vol:

n/a

Page:

98

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 98, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20632, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional author of text Richard Lovell Edgeworth. Year of birth a guess: AR was married in Jan 1798, aged about 24.

   
   
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