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Record Number: 914


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Among the treasures we rooted out...were an illustrated Prayer Book, gone quite brown with age and damp. When tired of reading we could get laughter out of its absurd pictures.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1870 and 1900

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Cornwall
specific address: 'Reskadinnick'

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 Vivian (Molly) Hughes

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 Oct 1866

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

siblings


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Other religious, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
Book belonged to Cornish branch of the family and was read in their house.


Source Information:

Record ID:

914

Source:

Print

Author:

M. V. Hughes

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A London Family: 1870-1900

Place of Publication:

London, New York, Toronto

Date of Publication:

1946

Vol:

n/a

Page:

123

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

M. V. Hughes, A London Family: 1870-1900 (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 123, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=914, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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