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Record Number: 552


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It was entirely due to its colour that another book became my constant companion. This was an illustrated Scripture text-book, given to me on my seventh birthday, and still preserved...some of the little pictures are very crude, but most of them, especially such short commands as "Walk Honestly, "Fear God"...are tasteful enough.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1873 and 1900

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 1 Canonbury Park North

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:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Other religious, Children's Lit, Textbook / self-education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

552

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:

52

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

M. V. Hughes, A London Family 1870-1900, (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 52, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=552, accessed: 06 December 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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