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Record Number: 31469


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Got to bed at about midnight again after finding a landscape of Messines and Wulverghem in our house in an illustrated Paper drawn for the same view or nearly so as one I did myself there. I cut this out and sent it home.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

3 Jan 1915

Country:

Belgium

Time

n/anight

Place:

city: Kemmel

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:

Thomas Stafford Wollocombe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Belgium

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Daily Graphic

Genre:

Ephemera, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

Found


Source Information:

Record ID:

31469

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

R. H. Wollocombe

Title:

A Diary of the Great War

Place of Publication:

Bath

Date of Publication:

1989

Vol:

n/a

Page:

81

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

R. H. Wollocombe (ed.), A Diary of the Great War, (Bath, 1989), p. 81, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=31469, accessed: 27 January 2020


Additional Comments:

Wollocombe identifies this newspaper as the "Graphic" in a later entry. See p. 107.

   
   
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