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An apothecary, John Simmonds, and his boy apprentice, William, working in the laboratory of John Bell's pharmacy. Engraving by J.G. Murray, 1842, after W.H. Hunt.

  • Hunt, William Henry, 1790-1864.
Date
1 March 1842
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16366i
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John Bell's pharmacy was based in Oxford Street and founded in 1798. The business had its own laboratory for the manufacture of drugs, since Bell was dissatisfied with the quality of those on a general scale.

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[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 1 March 1842.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint, aquatint and etching with roulette ; image 42.6 x 58.8 cm

Lettering

The laboratory. Painted by W. Hunt. Engraved by J.G. Murray.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16366i

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