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Record 10035

Reading Experience:

'I received the Books, & among them the Bride of Abydos. It is very, very beautiful.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Dec 1813 and 21 Dec 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:George Canning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 11 Apr 1770
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: politician, Prime Minister
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: The Bride of Abydos
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10035  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: George Canning
  Title: n/a
  Location: John Murray Archive
  Call no: Byron Papers, Byron Box A 31, Item lot 7
  Page/folio: unfoliated

Citation: George Canning, John Murray Archive, p. Byron Papers, Byron Box A 31, Item lot 7, p. unfoliated,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:

Transcribed by Lindsey Eckert.



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