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Surrey Institution, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London: the interior of the rotunda, F. Accum lecturing. Coloured aquatint by J. C. Stadler, 1809, after T. Rowlandson and A. C. Pugin.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
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1809
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24287i
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Credit: Surrey Institution, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London: the interior of the rotunda, F. Accum lecturing. Coloured aquatint by J. C. Stadler, 1809, after T. Rowlandson and A. C. Pugin. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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The Surrey Institution was housed in what had been the Leverian Museum, built c.1788 by James Burton for the land agent James Parkinson in order to exhibit the collection of Sir Ashton Lever, which he had won in a lottery. When the Surrey Institution took over in 1806, Joseph Parkinson reconstructed the interior. It was demolished in the 1960s

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1809

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1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 19.9 x 26 cm

Lettering

Surrey Institution. ; Rowlandson & Pugin delt. et sculpt. ; J. C. Stadler aquat.

References note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 99/81 [p.227]
R. Burgess, Hùmphry Davy or Friedrich Accum: a question of identification', Medical history, XVI, 3, July 1972, pp 290-293
London County Council, Survey of London, XXII, Bankside, parishes of St Saviour and Christchurch, Southwark, London, 1950, pp 115-117, plate 81b

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Bears number "81"

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Wellcome Library no. 24287i

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