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Record Number: 16732


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 9 August 1841: 'How glad I was to see the graceful stanzas in the Athenaeum! -- Lady Burlington's I mean!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 24 Jul 1841 and 9 Aug 1841

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Elizabeth Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Evangelical

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:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

'On the Portrait of the Duchess of Burlington, Painted after her Death by Mr Lucas'

Genre:

Poetry, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Athenaeum, 24 July 1841 (no. 717, p.556).

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16732

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1987

Vol:

5

Page:

109

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence, (Winfield, 1987), 5, p. 109, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=16732, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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