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Record Number: 30895


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The papers are eagerly read, of course, and small groups constantly gather outside the newspaper offices to read the cablegrams which are also put up for passers-by to see.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Nov 1914

Country:

Australia

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Melbourne

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:

Reading Group:

Crowds of Melbourne residents outside newspaper offices

Age:

Unknown

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:

Australia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet, Cablegrams

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

30895

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

John Bickersteth

Title:

The Bickersteth Diaries: 1914-1918

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

15

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Bickersteth (ed.), The Bickersteth Diaries: 1914-1918, (London, 1995), n/a, p. 15, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=30895, accessed: 10 December 2022


Additional Comments:

AN AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE NOT FOR UK RED!

   
   
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