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Record 30389

Reading Experience:

'Still here [in camp] doing nothing and enjoying books. One book Ernest Maltravers by Lytton has impressed me very much.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 19 Jul 1917
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Perham Downs
county: Wiltshire
specific address: Perham Downs Camp
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:John Owen Maddox
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender n/a
Date of Birth 10 Aug 1895
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Private, 1st Field Ambulance, AIF
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Australia
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Title: Ernest Maltravers
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 30389  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Owen Maddox
  Title: Diary of John Owen Maddox
  Location: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney
  Call no: ML MSS 2877
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: John Owen Maddox, Diary of John Owen Maddox Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, p. ML MSS 2877,, accessed: 20 June 2024

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