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Record 15947

Reading Experience:

'Tuesday Dec. [...] 20th. [...] Letter from Mr. Baxter and Forsyth's Travels in Italy. After dinner I read it.' [records further readings from this text, some with Chretien-Hermann Gambs, in journal entries for 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30 December 1825; and 3 January 1826].
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 20 Dec 1825 and 3 Jan 1826
Country: Russia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Moscow
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:Claire Clairmont
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Apr 1798
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Governess
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Russia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Forsyth
Title: Remarks on Antiquities, Arts, and Letters during an Excursion in Italy in the Years 1802 and 1803
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism, History, Geography / Travel, Politics, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15947  
Source - Print  
  Author: Claire Clairmont
  Editor: Marion Kingston Stocking
  Title: The Journals of Claire Clairmont
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 388-394
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 388-394,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:



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