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Record 3745

Reading Experience:

'The table is heaped with picture-books, and Maggie, rather sentimental with a bad cold, is reading Mrs. Jameson's Legends of the Saints, so there you have a peep at our interior.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Oct 1861 and 31 Oct 1861
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Ealing
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:Maggie Oliphant
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1853
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: child
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: Maggie Oliphant is Margaret Oliphant's daughter


Text Being Read:

Author: A.B. Jameson
Title: Legends of the Saints
Genre: Other religious, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3745  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 177
  Additional comments: Letter from Mrs Oliphant to Isabella Blackwood, October 1861

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 177,, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:



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