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Record Number: 22596


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

This book, originally owned and read by Lord Macaulay in June-Oct 1836, was given to his nephew who wrote on flyleaf: "Given me when at Harrow, by Macaulay to prepare for the examination for the Gregory Scholarship Summer 1856".

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

1856

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

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:

Martin Madan

Title:

A new and literal translation of Juvenal and Perseus

Genre:

Classics, Textbook / self-education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: J.F. Dove, 1814

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22596

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

MS note in book cited below

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

MS note in book cited below, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22596, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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