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Record 9430

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 27 March 1818: 'I went with the Comte Bardi to the Laurentian Library. Saw the travels (MSS.) of Cosmo III. in England in the year 167-, accompanied by Magalotti, who gives the description of the travels, and by an artist who made drawings of all the small towns where they stopped, and of all the country houses they saw. I remarked Wilton, Billingbear, Audley Inn, &c.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 27 Mar 1818
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
specific address: Laurentian 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:Mary Berry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Mar 1763
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Magalotti
Title: Travels of Cosmo III in England
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9430  
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: 3
  Page: 158
  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), 3, p. 158, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9430, accessed: 19 June 2024

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