Linnean Lens: Peter Collinson's Commonplace Books

Linnean Lens: Peter Collinson's Commonplace Books
 
  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 Free

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Peter Collinson was a successful Quaker merchant, a passionate botanist and a correspondent to Linnaeus. A talk offering a view into his life.

A cloth merchant by trade, Peter Collinson (1694-1768) had an immense passion for the natural world and scientific inquiry. The Society holds two boxes of unbound pages from Peter Collinson’s commonplace books. Assistant Archivist Luke Thorne will delve into the notebooks to reveal the letters, notes, observations, biographical accounts, diary entries and scientific papers that bring Collinson and his world to life.


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2021-10-19 14:00 2021-10-19 14:00 Europe/London Linnean Lens: Peter Collinson's Commonplace Books Peter Collinson was a successful Quaker merchant, a passionate botanist and a correspondent to Linnaeus. A talk offering a view into his life. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/10/19/linnean-lens-peter-collinsons-commonplace-books-276406 ,,,

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