Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:25

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/383

  • Recording date

    1916-03-21

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Merseburg, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

  • Speakers

    Emslie, James, b.1896 (male, soldier)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 20 from Aberdeen, Scotland. Born 23 July 1896 in Aberdeen. Went to public school at Kincardine Onsie. Mother from Huntly. Considers Scots as his mothertongue and English as an additional language. Can read and write in both English and Scottish. Religion: Presbyterian Occupation: soldier. Item note: James reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32). This recording does not contain the whole text.

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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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