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The London Institution, Moorfields. Engraving by H. R. Cook after R. B. Schnebbelie, 1819.

  • Schnebbelie, Robert Blemmel, -approximately 1849
Date
4 June 1819
Reference
26231i
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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

Publication/Creation

London (125 Fenchurch Street) : Robert Wilkinson, 4 June 1819.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 23.2 x 31.7 cm

Lettering

The London Institution, founded by subscription A.D. 1805, ; for the advancement of literature, and the diffusion of useful and polite knowledge: ; Schnebbelie del. ; Cook sculp.

References note

Not in B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26231i

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