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Record 3420

Reading Experience:

'Have you read (Dilke's?) notice in the "Athenaeum", this day, on Sir Stafford Northcote? Andrew Lang had a most difficult task to fulfil. The judicious curtailment and necessary suppression of what people most want to know where unavoidable under the circumstances.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 1 Nov 1890
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Gosport
county: Hampshire
specific address: Anglesey
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:S.P. Oliver
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Dilke
Title: Article on Sir Stafford Northcote in the Athenaeum
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Athenaeum, 1 November 1890
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3420  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: S.P. Oliver
  Title: Blackwood Correspondence Book
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4558
  Page/folio: 231v

Citation: S.P. Oliver, Blackwood Correspondence Book National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4558, p. 231v,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

The attribution of the article to Dilke is Oliver's.



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