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Record 23105

Reading Experience:

John Tyndall to Hallam Tennyson: 'On Monday the 10th [October, 1892], Miss Marryat, daughter of the celebrated novelist, secured for me a copy of the Times, wherein I read the brief and touching account by Dr Dabbs of the passing away of Tennyson.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 10 Oct 1892
Country: n/a
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:John Tyndall
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Dr Dabbs
Title: account of death of Alfred Tennyson
Genre: Biography, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: In The Times, 7 October 1892
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23105  
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: 2
  Page: 469
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 469,, accessed: 10 June 2023

Additional comments:

Tyndall already aware of death of Tennyson (which occurred on 6 October 1892) when he read text; see pp.428-29 in source for part of Dabbs's account of Tennyson's death.



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