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Record 9156

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 25 August 1810, on visit of the Princess of Wales to Strawberry Hill: 'The Princess was very lively, though the company was certainly not very amusing for her. She remained long at table, then walked and sat in the garden, and afterwards looked at some books of engravings; and was sufficiently amused to remain till twelve o'clock'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 25 Aug 1810
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Twickenham
specific address: Strawberry Hill
   
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:Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenb?ttel Princess of Wales
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 17 May 1768
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Princess of Wales
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: Germany
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: [books of engravings]
Genre: Arts / architecture, Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9156  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 2
  Page: 422-23
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 422-23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9156, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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