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Record 24117

Reading Experience:

'[letter to Mrs Ward from Edward Burne-Jones] The book has just come - and to my pride and delight with such a pretty autograph: so that to-day I am mightily set up. I cannot tell you how comforting the words read to me - and how sunny they have made this grey day'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: From: 22 Jan 1892
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 49 North End Rd, West Kensington
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:Edward Burne Jones
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Aug 1833
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: artist
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: Mary Augusta Ward
Title: David Grieve
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
gift from Mrs Ward


Source Information:

Record ID: 24117  
Source - Print  
  Author: Janet Penrose Trevelyan
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1923
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 101
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Janet Penrose Trevelyan, The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward (London, 1923), p. 101,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:

This was an autographed copy, so he may be referring to her dedication as cheering rather than the book itself.



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