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Record 3049

Reading Experience:

In the afternoon at 3.40, down the old bank to the library...No Miss Browne. I could have said, changing only the gender, (as Gibbons wrote toDeyverdum, vol. 604/703...
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 12 Mar 1819 and 27 Mar 1819
Country: England
Time: daytime: after 3.40 pm
Place: location in dwelling: home
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:Anne Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]
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: Edward Gibbon
Title: Miscellaneous Works
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: vol one
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3049  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 85
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 85,, accessed: 10 December 2023

Additional comments:



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