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Record 11527

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'My father took me to see them sold up. He must have been off work again, foundry work was little better than casual labour then. The auctioneer's man had taken the two halves of the sash window out. On the wall by the window was written in chalk: "Owing to Arrears of Rent and by Order of the Landlord. Sale this day at 2.30".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: St Helens
county: Lancashire
other location: outside the house of his friend
   
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:Joseph Stamper
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1886
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: son of ironmoulder
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: [unknown]
Title: [notice]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Manuscript: Graffito
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11527  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Stamper
  Editor: n/a
  Title: So long ago
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1960
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 51, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11527, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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