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Record Number: 30991


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Bought book on War [possibly "Ordeal by Battle," by F. S. Oliver] to send to A. C. [Albert Ruskin Cook, her son in Uganda]. Finished reading The Tide on the Morning Bar.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

25 Sep 1915

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Hampstead, London
specific address: Eland House, 15 Rosslyn Hill

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:

Harriet Bickersteth Cook

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Oct 1830

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Widow of a General Practitioner

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Title:

The Tide on the Morning Bar

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

30991

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Harriet Bickersteth Cook

Title:

Diary 1915

Location:

Wellcome Library, London

Call No:

PP/COO/H/62

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Diary entry, 25 September 1915.

Citation:

Harriet Bickersteth Cook, Diary 1915, Wellcome Library, London, PP/COO/H/62, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=30991, accessed: 29 November 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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