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Record 23788

Reading Experience:

'"Telo" one of the Age staff was hunting up material for an Article & spent the whole day in the prison. He had some lunch with us & also came in at tea time. We had some recitations or rather reading in the evening, Harry rather distinguishing himself.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 6 Jun 1872
Country: Australia
Time: evening
Place: city: Melbourne
location in dwelling: at home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Harry Castieau
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Aug 1861
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of Prison Governor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Australia
Country of experience: Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
father John Buckley Castieau, mother Polly, sister Dotty, guest, Telo from the 'Age'
Additional comments: son of J.B. Castieau


Text Being Read:

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


Source Information:

Record ID: 23788  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Buckley Castieau
  Title: Diaries
  Location: National Library of Australia
  Call no: NLA MS 2218
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: John Buckley Castieau, Diaries National Library of Australia, p. NLA MS 2218, p. n/a,, accessed: 19 July 2024

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