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Record Number: 24042


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[from a letter from Mary Arnold, later Ward, to her mother] I have indeed seen the paragraphs about Papa. The L's showed them me on Saturday. You can imagine the excitement I was in on Saturday night, not knowing whether it was true or not'. [this refers to a newspaper report of her father's abandonment of Catholicism]

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1865 and 30 Jun 1865

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:

Mary Arnold

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

11 Jun 1851

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

later writer

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

born in Australia of English parents

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Mrs Ward



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
shown by 'the L's'


Source Information:

Record ID:

24042

Source:

Print

Author:

Janet Penrose Trevelyan

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1923

Vol:

n/a

Page:

14

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Janet Penrose Trevelyan, The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward (London, 1923), p. 14, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24042, accessed: 19 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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