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Record Number: 22604


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

MS notes and marks throughout, including: "May 2 1919. Exquisite book! I seem to hear my dear friend [Henry James] talk, - oh so slowly - as we stroll arm in arm in the Warwickshire meadows which he loved so long and well - as I loved him, and he me". On t-p: "Trevelyan Welcombe"

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 May 1919

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Welcombe
county: Warwickshire

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henry James

Title:

Portraits of places

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1884

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22604

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

MS note in book cited below

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

MS note in book cited below, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22604, accessed: 30 November 2021


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the marginal marks in this book.

   
   
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