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Record Number: 4950


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lake of Killarney, by A.M. Porter. 3 vols. Rose de Blaguere, a foundling, is the heroine of the tale. Mr Clermont the hero. Mr O'Neil and his maiden sister bring up Rose, whom they found left at their door and who eventually proves to be the daughter of the haughty Countess Dunallen by a first and private marriage... [Editor has not reproduced the rest].

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Jan 1813

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: High Royd
other location: place of employment

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:

Ellen Weeton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1776

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anna Maria Porter

Title:

Lake of Killarney

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4950

Source:

Print

Author:

Ellen Weeton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess

Place of Publication:

Whitstable

Date of Publication:

1969

Vol:

2

Page:

77-78

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ellen Weeton, Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess (Whitstable, 1969), 2, p. 77-78, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4950, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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