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Record 7170

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Henry James Sr., 13 February 1877: "I am writing this in the beautiful great library of the Athenaeum Club ... a little way off is the portly Archbishop of York with his nose in a little book ... It is 9:30 p.m. and I have been dining here ..."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 13 Feb 1877
Country: England
Time: evening: 9.30
Place: city: London
specific address: Athenaeum Club
location in dwelling: Library
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: Archbishop of York
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Archbishop of York
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

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


Source Information:

Record ID: 7170  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 2
  Page: 98
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 98,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:



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