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Record 11510

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'there has been so much motion that it has been next to impossible for a person to work. I have read lately the "Newcomes" by Thackeray "Stuart of Dunleath" by Mrs Norton & "Coningsby" by Disraeli'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 10 Nov 1857
Country: Brazil
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board HMS Pelorus, Rio de Janeiro
   
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:Albert Battiscombe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1831
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Lieutenant Royal Navy
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Brazil
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
Title: Stuart of Dunleath. A story of the present time
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1851
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11510  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Albert H.W. Battiscombe
  Title: Journal of H.M.S Pelorus 21, August 1st 1857 to March 11th 1859
  Location: Royal Naval Museum
  Call no: 1976/110(1)
  Page/folio: p.19

Citation: Albert H.W. Battiscombe, Journal of H.M.S Pelorus 21, August 1st 1857 to March 11th 1859 Royal Naval Museum, p. 1976/110(1), p. p.19, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11510, accessed: 06 February 2023

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