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Record 11600

Reading Experience:

'Finished "Kelly"s book on Victoria; it is very interesting tho rather coarse'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 20 Oct 1859
Country: Australia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Melbourne
other location: on board HMS Pelorus
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 14 Apr 1831
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Lieutenant Royal Navy
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Kelly
Title: Life in Victoria, or, Victoria in 1853 and Victoria in 1858 : showing the march of improvement made by the colony within those periods, in town and country, cities and diggings
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1859
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11600  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Albert H.W. Battiscombe
  Title: Journal of H.M.S Pelorus
  Location: Royal Naval Museum
  Call no: 1976/110(2)
  Page/folio: p. 65

Citation: Albert H.W. Battiscombe, Journal of H.M.S Pelorus Royal Naval Museum, p. 1976/110(2), p. p. 65,, accessed: 20 May 2024

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