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Record Number: 9156


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, 25 August 1810, on visit of the Princess of Wales to Strawberry Hill: 'The Princess was very lively, though the company was certainly not very amusing for her. She remained long at table, then walked and sat in the garden, and afterwards looked at some books of engravings; and was sufficiently amused to remain till twelve o'clock'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

25 Aug 1810

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Twickenham
specific address: Strawberry Hill

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:

Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenb?ttel Princess of Wales

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

17 May 1768

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Princess of Wales

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Germany

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

[books of engravings]

Genre:

Arts / architecture, Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9156

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

2

Page:

422-23

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 422-23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9156, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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