Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 22679

Reading Experience:

MS notes and marginal marks throughout the book, in the hand of Sir George Otto Trevelyan. Dates of reading include "Sept. 21 1914 Aloud to C[aroline]"; "Dec 30 1920 with C". One note alludes to the First World War: when Motley writes of a "train of unforeseen transactions", Sir George comments: "We have enough of that just now. Aug . 31 1915".
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1914 and 1920
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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 Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Historian and statesman
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
The listener is Lady Caroline Trevelyan, Sir George's wife.
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Lothrop Motley
Title: The rise of the Dutch republic: a history
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: George Routledge & Sons,[1876?]
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22679  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS note in book cited below,

Citation: MS note in book cited below,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all the notes in these vols.



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)