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Record 551

Reading Experience:

'The story itself was an allegory, and was too subtle for us, but it is impossible to describe the endless pleasure given us by those full-page pictures.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between Dec 1872 and 1900
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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:Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 Oct 1866
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: Book given to reader's brother on his 10th birthday in December 1872


Text Being Read:

Title: The Story without an End
Genre: Other religious, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1872, highly illustrated with full-page colour pictures
Provenance: borrowed (other)
Borrowed from the reader's brother


Source Information:

Record ID: 551  
Source - Print  
  Author: M. V. Hughes
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A London Family 1870-1900
  Place of Publication: London, New York, Toronto
  Date of Publication: 1946
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M. V. Hughes, A London Family 1870-1900 (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 51,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:



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