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Record 24692

Reading Experience:

3 November 1857: 'In the evening we all went over to the Camerons [i.e. Charles Hay, and Julia Margaret Cameron]. Several Pre-Raphaelite artists were there to meet Tennyson [...] When they were all gone Tennyson read us his own Morte d'Arthur, and that really was a pleasure. It is a poem I have always been very fond of.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 3 Nov 1857
Country: England
Time: evening
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:Alfred Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Aug 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Included Lady Charlotte Schreiber.
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Morte d'Arthur
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 24692  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 72
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 72,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:



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