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Record Number: 22672


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

This book has marginal marks and dried acanthus leaves, with the MS note: "Acanthus leaves from Shelley's grave. Rome. Nov 21 1886".

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

21 Nov 1886

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Rome

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 Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Title:

The poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Edward Moxon, 1866

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22672

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS in book cited below.,

Citation:

MS in book cited below., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22672, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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