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Record 914

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Among the treasures we rooted out...were an illustrated Prayer Book, gone quite brown with age and damp. When tired of reading we could get laughter out of its absurd pictures.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Cornwall
specific address: 'Reskadinnick'
   
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)
siblings
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Other religious, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
Book belonged to Cornish branch of the family and was read in their house.

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 914  
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: 123
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M. V. Hughes, A London Family: 1870-1900 (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 123, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=914, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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