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Record Number: 31016


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read Exper: of Sister of Mercy.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

11 Feb 1868

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:

Harriet Bickersteth Cook

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Oct 1830

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Wife of a General Practitioner

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:

Margaret Goodman

Title:

Experiences of an English Sister of Mercy

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel, Medicine

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

31016

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Harriet Bickersteth Cook

Title:

Diary 1868

Location:

Wellcome Library, London

Call No:

PP/COO/H/18

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Diary entry, 11 February 1868.

Citation:

Harriet Bickersteth Cook, Diary 1868, Wellcome Library, London, PP/COO/H/18, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=31016, accessed: 15 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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