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Record 19368

Reading Experience:

'the P.M.Gs came all safe, & right, and are such a pleasure! they come [italics] through [end italics] Paris, and [italics] are [end italics] opened; but not considered objectionable I suppose.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 12 Oct 1865
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dieppe
specific address: Hotel de Paris
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:Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1810
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer and clergyman's wife
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Pall Mall Gazette
Genre: news
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
sent by George Smith


Source Information:

Record ID: 19368  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 779
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 779,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter from Mrs Gaskell to George Smith.



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