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Record 10246

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Laura's greatest find was a battered old copy of Belzoni's "Travels" propping open somebody's pantry window. When she asked for the loan of it, it was generously given to her, and she had the intense pleasure of exploring the burial chambers of the pyramids with her author.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Juniper Hill
county: Oxfordshire
   
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:Flora Thompson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 5 Dec 1876
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Daughter of stonemason
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Giovanni Battista Belzoni
Title: Travels
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10246  
Source - Print  
  Author: Flora Thompson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Lark Rise to Candleford
  Place of Publication: England
  Date of Publication: 1945
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 47
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford (England, 1945), p. 47, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10246, accessed: 29 January 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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