Robert Hardwicke

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Robert Hardwicke FLS (born 2 October 1822 in Dyke, Lincolnshire; died 8 March 1875) was a British surgeon and publisher of medical and natural history literature, including Hardwicke's Science-Gossip, Popular Science Review, the Journal of Botany, and the Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club.[1][2][3] His obituary in the American magazine Popular Science Monthly read: "What Charles Knight was to general literature, Robert Hardwicke was to science."[4]


  1. ^ English, Mary P. (1986). "Robert Hardwicke (1822–1875), publisher of biological and medical books". Archives of Natural History. 13 (1): 25–37. doi:10.3366/anh.1986.13.1.25. PMID 11621254.
  2. ^ Mussel, James (2009). "Hardwicke, Robert (1822–1875)". In Brake, Laurel; Demoor, Marysa. Dictionary of Nineteenth-century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. Academia Press. p. 268. ISBN 978-90-382-1340-8.
  3. ^ Desmond, Ray, ed. (1994). Dictionary Of British And Irish Botantists And Horticulturalists. CRC Press. p. 316. ISBN 978-0-85066-843-8.
  4. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Miscellany". Popular Science Monthly. 7: 252. June 1875.