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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Record Number: 9600


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The boy was reading a play bill, when the prisoner went up to him and struck him, knocking out one of his teeth.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1874 and 9 Mar 1874

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
other location: in the street

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:

unknown

Age:

Child (0-17)

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:

[playbill]

Genre:

Drama, Ephemera, Play bill

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Poster, playbill

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9600

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Times

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

11 March 1874

Vol:

n/a

Page:

13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

The Times (London, 11 March 1874), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9600, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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