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Record 11267

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'By some one of these publications, but most probably from the last-mentioned [i.e. Withering], Mr.Aikin was inspired with a taste for this delightful study...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1776 and 1 Dec 1780
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:John Aikin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1747
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Physician and author
Religion: Protestant dissenter- unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Dr. Withering
Title: Botanical description of British Plants
Genre: Science, Natural history
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11267  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lucy Aikin
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoir of John Aikin
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1823
  Vol: 1
  Page: 36
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lucy Aikin, Memoir of John Aikin (London, 1823), 1, p. 36, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11267, accessed: 24 April 2019

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