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Record 11607

Reading Experience:

'I am going to try & commence work again, having done nothing since entering the sick list, except read a few novels and that class of books'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 25 Jul 1859
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board HMS Pelorus, between India and Australia
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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11607  
  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. 48

Citation: Albert H.W. Battiscombe, Journal of H.M.S Pelorus Royal Naval Museum, p. 1976/110(2), p. p. 48,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:



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