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The London Hospital, Whitechapel. Engraving, 1758.

  • Mainwearing, Boulton, 1702-1778
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On the left the caduceus (staff of Mercury [Hermes]), representing trade or the arts; on the right, the staff of Asklepios (Aesculapius), representing medicine

Publication/Creation

[London]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 6.3 x 15.3 cm

Lettering

To the committee of the Corporation of the London-Hospital.

References note

D. Gibbs, Emblems, token and tickets of the London Hospital and the London Hospital Medical College, London, 1985, pl.18

Lettering note

Lettering in the print includes: "Blessed are the merciful"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39432i

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  • English


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