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A woman representing truth sits in a chemical laboratory and points at the source of a ray of light, representing philosophy. Engraving by Crabb, 1817, after G.M. Brighty.

  • Brighty, G. M.
Date
30 July 1817
Reference
26216i
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"This work is at once a body of experimental knowledge:- how to sustain the appetite in an elegant manner, and how to relieve the body under its various accidental afflictions. It contains also invaluable receipts for rendering the arts and sciences subservient to domestic purposes."--preface by Hughson, op. cit.

Publication/Creation

[London] : W. Pritchard & I. Bysh, 30 July 1817.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; border 17 x 12.1 cm

Lettering

Frontispiece. Truth pointing to the light of philosophy. Brighty delt. Crabb sculpt.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26216i

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