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A cartouche with swags of fruit advertising the pharmacy of G. Acton, Worcester. Engraving by Gracroft.

  • Gracroft (Engraver at Worcester), fl. 19th century.
Date
between 1800 and 1899
Reference
26775i
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Description

Of the two supporting figures, the left one wears a turban and holds a rod of Aesculapius: he may be intended for Hippocrates. The right figure is bareheaded and holds a balance

Surmounted by a coat of arms

Publication/Creation

Worcester : [publisher not identified], between 1800 and 1899 (Worcester : Gracroft)

Physical description

1 print : engraving, trimmed to outline ; outline 5.2 x 5.6 cm

Lettering

G. Acton. Chymist & druggist. 10 Corn Market, Worcester. Prescriptions carefullly prepared. Patent medicines. Perfumery. Spices pickles & sauces. Gracroft, engraver &c. Worc:

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26775i

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Languages

  • English


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