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Record 1116

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for pickpocketing: John Everhard Berckemyer: "On the 11th of October, about ten o'clock, I stopped in Newgate-street, to read a playbill;..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 11 Oct 1825
Country: England
Time: morning: 10am or 10pm?
evening: 10am or 10pm?
Place: city: London
specific address: Newgate-street
other location: 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:John Everard Berckemyer
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, 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: 1116  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 27 October 1825, Trial of Thomas Spratt (t18251027-14),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 27 October 1825, Trial of Thomas Spratt (t18251027-14), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1116, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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