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Record Number: 23943


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In the evening I tried the reading powers of Walter & Godfrey with a chapter in the testament, both of the boys have lost their front teeth & were not able to speak plainly in consequence. Harry & Sissy then read a chapter, Sissy cannot pronounce the hard words very well but for all that reads very nicely.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

15 Feb 1874

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:

Reading Group:

Castieau children

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

children 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:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23943

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=23943, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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