[Ads-l] Antedating of "Aquarium"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Oct 9 23:51:38 UTC 2020

aquarium (OED 1854)

1807 _La Belle Assemble/e_ 1 Feb. (19th Century U.K. Periodicals)  This Day were published, engraved on 27 Folio Plates, and elegantly coloured, with proper Descriptions ... PLANS, Elevations, and Sections, of Hot Houses, Green-Houses, an Aquariu, Conservatories, &c. recently built in different Parts of England for various Noblemen and Gentlemen.

Fred Shapiro

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