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Record 1114

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: James John Streath: "On the 18th of October last this man watched me in the Strand. He was looking at a playbill... This was about nine o'clock. I saw this man and another looking at a playbill at a small butter shop, the other side of Bedford-street..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Oct 1816
Country: England
Time: evening: 9 o'clock
Place: city: London
specific address: Bedford Street
other location: in 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:Frederick Constable
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1793
Socio-economic group: n/a
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Drama, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster, Playbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1114  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 October 1816, Trial of Frederick Constable (t18161030-25),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 October 1816, Trial of Frederick Constable (t18161030-25), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1114, accessed: 27 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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