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Record Number: 3019


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Found on the table at the inn ( in no.9, a very nice small parlour with a lodging openinginto it), among several other books, Rhodes Peak Scenery, in 4, I think, thin 4 to vols, with plates. Read there the account of Bakewell Church, Haddon Hall etc.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

6 Aug 1825

Country:

England

Time

morning: After 10.00 am

Place:

city: Bakewell
specific address: The Rutland Arms
other location: in the parlour

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:

Anne Lister

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Apr 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Inherited a small estate

Religion:

n/a

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:

Title:

Peak Scenery, or Excursions in Derbyshire

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

3019

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lister

Editor:

Helena Whitbread

Title:

No Priest But Love- The Journals of Anne Lister From 1824-1826

Place of Publication:

Otley

Date of Publication:

1992

Vol:

n/a

Page:

113

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), No Priest But Love- The Journals of Anne Lister From 1824-1826, (Otley, 1992), p. 113, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3019, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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