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Record Number: 3076


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'At 12 Marianna and I went upstairs. She sat sewing and I reading aloud to her the first 3 or 4 pages of the M.S. Lectures on physiology Dr Scudamore lent me 10 days ago. The writing so bad we could not get on very fast. Both of us uninterested.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

20 Sep 1825

Country:

England

Time

daytime: 12.00pm (noon) to 5pm

Place:

city: Buxton, Derbyshire
specific address: The Great Hotel

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

passive in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Anne Lister

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Apr 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Marianna Lawton, friend, lover


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Dr Scudamore

Title:

Lectures on physiology

Genre:

Science, Medicine

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

3076

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lister

Editor:

Helena Whitbread

Title:

No priest but love - The Journals of Anne Lister 1824-1826

Place of Publication:

Otley

Date of Publication:

1992

Vol:

n/a

Page:

130

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), No priest but love - The Journals of Anne Lister 1824-1826, (Otley, 1992), p. 130, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3076, accessed: 22 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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