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Record 17671

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The other main diversions of the voyage resolved themselves into reading unimportant novels aloud, by pairs, on the deck, and gambling in the smoking-room.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1896 and 31 Dec 1896
Country: At sea
Time: n/a
Place: other location: Crossing the Atlantic
   
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:George Warrington Steevens
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1869
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Correspondent/Journalist
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: At sea
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17671  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Digital (google books) copy of print volume accessed online,

Citation: Digital (google books) copy of print volume accessed online, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17671, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

On the Cunard line ship, Campania

 

 

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