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Record Number: 384


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I am reading "Maunders Treasury of Geography" a very entertaining work.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

17 Nov 1860

Country:

New Zealand

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Waitara Camp, near Taranaki
other location: military camp

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:

Albert Battiscombe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Lieutenant, Royal Navy

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

New Zealand

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Maunder

Title:

The Treasury of Geography

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

384

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Albert Battiscombe

Title:

Journal Kept During the Maori Wars, 1860-1

Location:

Dorset Record Office

Call No:

D. 239: F14

Page/Folio:

70

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Albert Battiscombe, Journal Kept During the Maori Wars, 1860-1, Dorset Record Office, D. 239: F14, 70, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=384, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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