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The London Institution, Moorfields: the interior of the lecture theatre. Watercolour by R. B. Schnebbelie, [1820].

Schnebbelie, Robert Blemmel, -approximately 1849
Date
1820

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Credit: The London Institution, Moorfields: the interior of the lecture theatre. Watercolour by R. B. Schnebbelie, [1820]. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

The London Institution was founded in 1806. At first meetings were in a house, then a building was erected in Moorfields in 1819 at the behest of a number of charitable subscribers. As well as a fine library, the building housed a lecture room, used for scientific demonstrations. The Institution was demolished in 1936

There is no print after this particular Schnebbelie drawing in the Wellcome Library

Publication/Creation

1820

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour, with pencil ; image 4.4 x 7.9 cm

Lettering

Schenbellie. ; Original drawing for the above.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26235i

Lettering note

The lettering transcribed from the mount of the painting is in a rough and recent hand, perhaps that of a dealer. The information on the back of the painting is in a neat còpperplate' Victorian [?] hand

Creator/production credits

Pencilled note on the back of the painting "Lecture room at the London Institution" / "R B Schnebbelie"

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  • English



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