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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
 
 
 
 

Record Number: 30408


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Life of a coster girl — one of six children, "She [mother] always liked to hear us read to her whilst she was washing or such like! and then we big ones had to learn the little ones".'

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
location in dwelling: Lodgings

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:

anon

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

siblings, mother


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

30408

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry Mayhew

Editor:

n/a

Title:

London Labour and the London Poor

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1861-2

Vol:

1

Page:

n/a

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry Mayhew, London Labour and the London Poor, (London, 1861-2), 1, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=30408, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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