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Record Number: 12525


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'15th March 1929 Miss M?ndel and I inspect my little library. We read some Brooks, Kipling, Holmes, Artemus Ward, de Quincey -- in short, a browse. We looked at ?Phiz? illustrations to ?Sketches by Boz? and she talked of Wilhelm Busch as the greatest of German pencil artists.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

15 Mar 1929

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris

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:

Gerald Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Jun 1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company

Religion:

none

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Rudyard Kipling

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12525

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gerald Moore

Title:

MS Diary 1929

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

MS Diary 1929

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

For more information about this diary, please contact the RED project. See www.open.ac.uk/RED

Citation:

Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1929, Private Collection, MS Diary 1929, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12525, accessed: 22 January 2020


Additional Comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

   
   
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