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Record Number: 23463


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'After muster went to "The Yorick" & had a peep at some of the English papers "War" "War" "War" is the burden of them all Ordinary, Illustrated or Comic. "War" is the inspiration of their columns. Stayed at home this evening played cribbage with Polly. Then when she went to bed sat & read the Standard'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

26 Sep 1870

Country:

Australia

Time

evening

Place:

city: Melbourne
other location: Yorick Club

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:

John Buckley Castieau

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 May 1831

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Prison Governor

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Australia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[unknown - newspaper]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

England

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

23463

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Buckley Castieau

Title:

Diaries

Location:

National Library of Australia

Call No:

NLA MS 2218

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

John Buckley Castieau, Diaries National Library of Australia, p. NLA MS 2218, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23463, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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