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Record 9923

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We took Beroe incrassata, Medusa limpidissima, plicata and obliquata, Alcyonium anguillare (probably the thing that Shelvoke mentions in his "Voyage Round the World" p. 60), and A. frustrum, Ulva intestinalis, and Corallina officinalis.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 12 Jan 1769
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: other location: At sea - in the South Atlantic off Tierra del Fuego
   
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:Joseph Banks
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 13 Feb 1743
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Naturalist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Shelvocke
Title: A Voyage Round the World by way of the Great South Sea
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9923  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Banks
  Editor: Joseph Hooker
  Title: Journal of the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks Bart., K.B. PRS during Captain Cook's First Voyage in HMS Endeavour in 1768-71 to Terra del Fuego, Otahite, New Zealand, Australia, the Dutch East Indies etc.
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1896
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 47-48
  Additional comments: Published by MacMillan & Co. Ltd

Citation: Joseph Banks, Joseph Hooker (ed.), Journal of the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks Bart., K.B. PRS during Captain Cook's First Voyage in HMS Endeavour in 1768-71 to Terra del Fuego, Otahite, New Zealand, Australia, the Dutch East Indies etc. (London, 1896), p. 47-48, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9923, accessed: 28 September 2023

Additional comments:

Date of birth corrected from that given in the book (2 February 1743 O.S.)

 

 

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