See also:English biblical
See also:scholar, was the son of a
See also:mason at Plymouth, where he was
See also:born on the 4th of
See also:December 1804 . An accident brought on deafness, and in
See also:November 1819 he was sent to the workhouse, where he was employed in making
See also:list shoes . In 1823 a fund was raised on his behalf, and he was sent to
See also:board with the clerk of the guardians, having his
See also:time at his own disposal, and the
See also:privilege of making use of a public library . After preparing a small
See also:volume of miscellanies, which was published by subscription, he studied
See also:dentistry with Anthony
See also:Norris Groves in Exeter . In 1825 he obtained congenial employment in the printing
See also:office of the
See also:Church Missionary Society at
See also:Islington, and in 1827 was trans- ferred to the same society's
See also:establishment at Malta . There he remained for eighteen months, but shortly after his return to England he accompanied Groves and other friends on a private missionary enterprise to
See also:Bagdad, where he obtained
See also:personal knowledge of
See also:life and habits which he afterwards applied with tact and skill in the
See also:illustration of biblical scenes and incidents . Plague broke out, the missionary establishment was broken up, and in 1832
See also:Kitto returned to England . On arriving in
See also:London he was engaged in the preparation of various serial publications of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, the most important of which were the Pictorial
See also:History of
See also:Palestine and the Pictorial Bible . The Cyclopaedia of Biblical Literature, 15 edited under his superintendence, appeared in two volumes in 1843-1845 and passed through three
See also:editions . His Daily Bible Illustrations (8 vols . 1849-1853) received an appreciation which is not yet
See also:extinct . In 185o he received an
See also:annuity of £roo from the
See also:civil list .
See also:August 1854 he went to Germany for the
See also:waters of
See also:Cannstatt on the
See also:Neckar, where on the 25th of November he died . See Kitto's own
See also:work, The Lost Senses (1845) ; J . E .
See also:Memoirs of Kitto (1856); and
See also:Eadie's Life of Kitto (1857) .
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