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Record 22033

Reading Experience:

From William Allingham's 'Reminiscences' of Tennyson (1863-64): 'Oct. 3rd, 1863. Saturday. We drove to Farringford [...] Drawing-room tea [...] I wandered to the book-table where Tennyson joined me [...] In a book of Latin versions from his own poetry he found some slips in Lord Lyttelton's Cytherea Venus, etc.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 3 Oct 1863
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Isle of Wight
specific address: Farringford
location in dwelling: Drawing-room
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:Alfred Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Aug 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: poetry
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Latin translations
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22033  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hallam Tennyson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1897
  Vol: 1
  Page: 512
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 512,, accessed: 01 July 2022

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