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Record 24234

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From John Wilson Croker's Journal of 1818: 'December 7th. [...] The Duchess[of York]'s life is an odd one; she seldom has a female companion, she is read to all night and falls asleep towards morning, and rises about 3'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Dec 1818 and 7 Dec 1818
Country: England
Time: night
Place: city: Brighton
   
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:

Listener:Duchess of York
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Duchess of York
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24234  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Louis L. Jennings
  Title: The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S.
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1884
  Vol: 1
  Page: 122
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Louis L. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S. (London, 1884), 1, p. 122, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24234, accessed: 24 February 2024

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