Gilbert White Around The World

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections

Date: 03/01/2020 - 28/06/2020
Time: 10:30-17:00
Price: Range from Free with Admission

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections are celebrating 300 years of Gilbert White with their exhibition entitled ‘Gilbert White around the World’ it will explore Gilbert White’s international impact. The Natural History of Selborne, Gilbert White’s pioneering work, is often quoted as being the fourth most published book in the English language, however it is not just published in English, readers from all over the world have also read White from China to Sweden.

The exhibition will centre around these international copies of The Natural History of Selborne, charting Gilbert White’s influence around the world since the eighteenth century till today.

Did you know that one of the languages that The Natural History of Selborne has been translated into the most is Japanese?

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