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Record 5176

Reading Experience:

'There is a fine cover on one of the Registers which I must preserve, it has been a Wrapper to a No of Hogarth's works, there are such droll figures on it as I can scarcely make out, but it is very fine... so these figures with monkey heads, must be something above the common vulgar.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 8 Mar 1827
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: at 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:Robert Sharp
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Sep 1773
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: schoolteacher/ parishofficial
Religion: Church of England
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: n/a
Title: ['Wrapper to a No of Hogarth's works' OR [cover to
Genre: Arts / architecture, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5176  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Sharp
  Editor: J. E. Crowther
  Title: The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 114
  Additional comments: and ed P A Crowther

Citation: Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 114,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:



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