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Record 11594

Reading Experience:

'I was getting a lot of stiff reading out of the public library, now, "for my father". One work was "Quain's Anatomy" in two volumes. The first volume was anatomy and physiology. I read all about bones, muscles, lungs, liver, kidneys, ductless glands, all the whole issue. The second volume was on reproduction and embryology. I was completely fascinated...'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: St Helens
county: Lancashire
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: school boy, son of iron moulder
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Quain's Anatomy
Genre: Medicine
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols
Provenance: borrowed (public library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 11594  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Stamper
  Editor: n/a
  Title: So long ago
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1960
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 213
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 213,, accessed: 18 July 2024

Additional comments:



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