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Record Number: 27731


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Progress was so slight [in Charles Schreiber's recovery following disorder of lungs in spring 1883] that the doctors recommended a sea journey to South Africa. On October 26 [1883] they [Schreiber and his wife, Lady Charlotte] left England in the Hawarden Castle, and on November 14 anchored in Table Bay. Lady Charlotte found solace during an uneventful journey in Shakespeare and Walter Scott.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 26 Oct 1883 and 14 Nov 1883

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: On board the Hawarden Castle (ship)

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:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Wife of Member of Parliament

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

27731

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Editor:

Earl of Bessborough

Title:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journals 1853-1891

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

179

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journals 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27731, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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