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Record 9600

Reading Experience:

'The boy was reading a play bill, when the prisoner went up to him and struck him, knocking out one of his teeth.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1874 and 9 Mar 1874
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
other location: in the street
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: unknown
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [playbill]
Genre: Drama, Ephemera, Play bill
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Poster, playbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 9600  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Times
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 11 March 1874
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: The Times (London, 11 March 1874), p. 13,, accessed: 08 June 2023

Additional comments:



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