Lettsom's apiary, 19th-century artwork. Lettsom is a variant spelling of the surname of British physician and entomologist John Coakley Lettsome (1744-1815). Lettsome's varied career included the founding of a bee society. An apiary is where beehives are kept. Artwork from 'Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century', an 8-volume work published between 1817 and 1858 by English printer and antiquarian John Nichols and his son John Bowyer Nichols.
July 1st, 2016
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