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Record Number: 30996


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'... we went into the Reading Rooms, and the "Daily Telegraph" Correspondent read us the article he had written on our trek across the mountains, which is to appear in the "Telegraph" next Tuesday. We saw an English newspaper, the first we had seen for a long time.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

20 Dec 1915

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Milan
specific address: Hotel du Nord
location in dwelling: Reading Room

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:

Listener:

Dorothy Minnie Newhall

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1884

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Nurse

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown unknown

Title:

[article in the "Daily Telegraph" on Serbian mission]

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

30996

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Dorothy Minnie Newhall

Title:

Diary of a Trekker in Serbia

Location:

Wellcome Library, London

Call No:

GC/165/1

Page/Folio:

164

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Dorothy Minnie Newhall, Diary of a Trekker in Serbia, Wellcome Library, London, GC/165/1, 164, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=30996, accessed: 10 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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