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

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Record Number: 387


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

London

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:

Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 Oct 1866

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Charles Dickens

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

387

Source:

Print

Author:

M.V. Hughes

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A London Family 1870-1900

Place of Publication:

London, New York, Toronto

Date of Publication:

1946

Vol:

n/a

Page:

7

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

M.V. Hughes, A London Family 1870-1900, (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 7, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=387, accessed: 25 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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