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Record Number: 2258


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"Much interested in Lorna Doone. It is a truly romantic book."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

19 Jan 1883

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire
specific address: Highfield House

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:

Agnes Blanche Hemming

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 Dec 1861

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

None

Religion:

Church of England

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:

R.D. Blackmore

Title:

Lorna Doone

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2258

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

Diary for 1883, written by Agnes Blanche Hemming. Owned by Jenny Maidment.

Additional Information:

Diary entry for 19 Jan, 1883

Citation:

Diary for 1883, written by Agnes Blanche Hemming. Owned by Jenny Maidment., http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=2258, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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