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Record 3249

Reading Experience:

' ... [Elizabeth and Alice Thompson] used to go for picnics at Porto Fino, loaded with books of verse, and Mrs Thompson and Mr [Alfred] Strettell would read aloud to them from Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Keats, and Tennyson.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1854 and 31 Dec 1857
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Porto Fino
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:Christiana Thompson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1825
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: mother
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Elizabeth Thompson Alice Thompson
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: unknown
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3249  
Source - Print  
  Author: June Badeni
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell
  Place of Publication: Padstow
  Date of Publication: 1981
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 15
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: June Badeni, The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell (Padstow, 1981), p. 15,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:



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