James Turnbull in England - 19 April, 1908

from Reminiscences of a Stonemason, by a working man, pages 259–260:

It is to-day Easter, 1908, and I am writing these lines while my two sons are enjoying themselves in the next room.

My eldest has brought word that my two grandsons are busy spinning one of those new patent tops, with coloured paper discs, …   more >>

cite as

James Turnbull, Reminiscences of a Stonemason, by a working man (London, 1908), p. 259–260. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1656676512333 accessed: 2 March, 2024

location of experience: England


James Turnbull
bricklayer's labourer, delivery boy, farm labourer, journeyman mason

Listening to

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Opening theme of 'Tannhäuser'
written by Richard Wagner
performed by James Turnbull's sons
unspecified music performed by James Turnbull's sons

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 April, 1908
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


These are the closing words of James Turnbull's memoir.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:55:12 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jul 2022 11:05:03 +0100