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Record Number: 5190


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read Wilkins and Visconti on the Elgin marbles. Wilkins' assertions that Visconti does not think the relievos on the frieze and the metopes to be the work of Phillias not correct [...]'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

29 Oct 1816

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

Rev. Benjamin Newton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1762

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Rector and J.P.

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:

Ennio Visconti

Title:

A letter from the chevalier Antonio Canova

Genre:

Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5190

Source:

Print

Author:

Benjamin Newton

Editor:

C.P. Fendall

Title:

The Diaries of Benjamin Newton Rector of Wath, 1816-1819

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

37

Additional Comments:

and ed. E.A.Crutchley

Citation:

Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Diaries of Benjamin Newton Rector of Wath, 1816-1819, (Cambridge, 1993), p. 37, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5190, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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