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Record Number: 23855


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I must not forget however I read out of "Good Words" a very amusing sketch of a Dutchman's troubles in London from the difficulties of the English language. He gave the name of the Street he was living in as Stick no Bill Street. F.P. 13ft. Harry read to-night but I was obliged to tell him he had not improved at all lately.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

12 Aug 1872

Country:

Australia

Time

evening

Place:

city: Melbourne
location in dwelling: at home

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Harry Castieau

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

28 Aug 1861

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

son of Prison Governor

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Australia

Country of Experience:

Australia

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

father, John Buckley Castieau


Additional Comments:

son of J.B. Castieau



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23855

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=23855, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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