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Record Number: 9599


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Dr. Walcot went into the shop of Mr Wright, where Mr. Giffard was seated reading a newspaper; he asked him if his name was not Giffard? He replied in the affirmative. Upon which the Doctor aimed a blow at his brother poet with a cane ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

18 Aug 1800

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
other location: in the shop of Mr Wright

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:

Mr Giffard

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Ephemera, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9599

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Times

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

20 August 1800

Vol:

n/a

Page:

3

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

The Times (London, 20 August 1800), p. 3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9599, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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