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Record 7945

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'"My books" - I have a few of my own - pick up a loom where it can be had; so of course my reading is without choice or system.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1809 and 31 Dec 1841
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Inverury
   
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:William Thom
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Journeyman hand-loom weaver / poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7945  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Thom
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Rhymes and recollections of a hand-loom weaver
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1844
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 30
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Thom, Rhymes and recollections of a hand-loom weaver (London, 1844), p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7945, accessed: 27 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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