skip to content
Strange blooms : the curious lives and adventures of the John Tradescants Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Strange blooms : the curious lives and adventures of the John Tradescants

Author: Jennifer Potter
Publisher: London : Atlantic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In seventeenth-century Britain, a new breed of 'curious' gardeners was pushing at the frontiers of knowledge and new plants were stealing into Europe from East and West. The man responsible for introducing many of these plants to Britain was John Tradescant. His fabulous collection became Britain's first public museum. Tradescant's only son (also John) was his apprentice. This work tells the Tradescants' story - as  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: John Tradescant; John Tradescant; John Tradescant; John Tradescant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Potter
ISBN: 9781843543343 1843543346 1590200381 9781590200384
OCLC Number: 70882252
Description: xxix, 464 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Potter.
More information:

Abstract:

This 'wonderful book' (Jane Stevenson, Daily Telegraph) describes the remarkable lives and times of the John Tradescants, father and son, immortalized in Philippa Gregory's bestselling novels Earthly  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70882252> # Strange blooms : the curious lives and adventures of the John Tradescants
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "70882252" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Topic/naturalists_great_britain> ; # Naturalists--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1065495> ; # Plant introduction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Person/tradescant_john_1637> ; # John Tradescant
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Topic/gardeners_great_britain> ; # Gardeners--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Event/1600_1699> ; # 1600-1699
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034543> ; # Naturalists
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Topic/tuinieren> ; # Tuinieren
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Topic/plant_introduction_great_britain_history_17th_century> ; # Plant introduction--Great Britain--History--17th century
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/580.922/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Person/tradescant_john_1608_1662> ; # John Tradescant
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Topic/plantkunde> ; # Plantkunde
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/937845> ; # Gardeners
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/42620183> ; # John Tradescant
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/13784337> ; # Jennifer Potter
    schema:datePublished "2006" ;
    schema:description "In seventeenth-century Britain, a new breed of 'curious' gardeners was pushing at the frontiers of knowledge and new plants were stealing into Europe from East and West. The man responsible for introducing many of these plants to Britain was John Tradescant. His fabulous collection became Britain's first public museum. Tradescant's only son (also John) was his apprentice. This work tells the Tradescants' story - as gardeners, as collectors and above all as exemplars of an age that began in wonder and ended with the dawning of science."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/891309950> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Strange blooms : the curious lives and adventures of the John Tradescants"@en ;
    schema:productID "70882252" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70882252#PublicationEvent/london_atlantic_2006> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Agent/atlantic> ; # Atlantic
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781843543343> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590200384> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA668648> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70882252> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Person/tradescant_john_1608_1662> # John Tradescant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1608" ;
    schema:deathDate "1662" ;
    schema:familyName "Tradescant" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Tradescant" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Person/tradescant_john_1637> # John Tradescant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:deathDate "1637?" ;
    schema:deathDate "1637" ;
    schema:familyName "Tradescant" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Tradescant" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891309950#Topic/plant_introduction_great_britain_history_17th_century> # Plant introduction--Great Britain--History--17th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85102756> ;
    schema:name "Plant introduction--Great Britain--History--17th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034543> # Naturalists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Naturalists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1065495> # Plant introduction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Plant introduction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/937845> # Gardeners
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gardeners"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/13784337> # Jennifer Potter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Potter" ;
    schema:givenName "Jennifer" ;
    schema:name "Jennifer Potter" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/42620183> # John Tradescant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1608" ;
    schema:deathDate "1662" ;
    schema:familyName "Tradescant" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Tradescant" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590200384>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1590200381" ;
    schema:isbn "9781590200384" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781843543343>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1843543346" ;
    schema:isbn "9781843543343" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70882252>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70882252> ; # Strange blooms : the curious lives and adventures of the John Tradescants
    schema:dateModified "2019-08-01" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.