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Record 27548

Reading Experience:

14 July 1878: 'Enid amused me with a book by Ouida, called Friendship, founded on the life of Mrs. Ross, Sir A. Gordon's daughter, very mischievous. Presently C[harles]. S[chreiber]. came out, and I read him the commencement of Lecky's History of the XVIIIth Century in England.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 14 Jul 1878
Country: Turkey
Time: n/a
Place: city: Constantinople
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:Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Turkey
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Charles Schreiber (reader's husband)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lecky
Title: History of the Eighteenth Century in England
Genre: History, Biography, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27548  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 153
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 153,, accessed: 20 April 2024

Additional comments:

The Schreibers in Turkey visiting one of Lady Charlotte's daughters by her first marriage, Enid, who was married to Henry Layard, British Ambassador to Turkey.



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