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People strolling and buying plague antidotes in old St Paul's Cathedral, London. Etching by J. Franklin.

Franklin, John, active 1800-1861.

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Set in 'Paul's walk', the nave of old St Paul's Cathedral, London, which was described by Ainsworth as a market and meeting place. "Blaize" is one of the characters in the novel. One of the men on the right with a young woman is John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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Blaize purchasing the infallible antidotes. Designed & engraved by J. Franklin.

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London (186 Strand) : Chapman & Hall.

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1 print : etching, with aquatint ; image 9.7 x 14.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 6924i

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