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The London Institution: the interior of the library. Drawing by H. Ansted, 1824.

  • Ansted, H., active 1824-1828.
Date
1824
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26246i
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See Wellcome Library catalogue no. 26245i for the print after this drawing of the library

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

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[London]

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1 drawing : pencil, with some inking over lines ; image 11.4 x 16.1 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 26246i

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