Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

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

  • Schnebbelie, Robert Blemmel, -approximately 1849
Date
1820
Reference
26237i
  • Pictures
  • Online

Available online

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

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: The London Institution, Moorfields: the interior of the lecture theatre. Watercolour by R. B. Schnebbelie, 1820. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

This is the preparatory painting for the vignette in Wellcome Library catalogue no. 26233i

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

Schnebbelie has given his drawing a trompe l'oeil surround

Publication/Creation

[London]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour, with pencil ; image 3.5 x 7.8 cm

Lettering

Theatre of the London Institution. ; Robert Blemmel Schnebbelie del. ; 1820

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26237i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link