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Ancient Egyptian, Greek and Mesopotamian deities advertising Henry S. Wellcome's Historical Medical Museum. Lithograph, 1913.

Wellcome, Henry S. Sir, 1853-1936.
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[1913]
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Above, an ankh with a snake on either side of it. Below, a standing winged Egyptian figure holding an inscribed papyrus scroll. To the left of him, the Greek god Asklepios (Aesculapius), and to the right, the Mesopotamian goddess Gula, both seated

In 1914 the Museum's name was changed to Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [1913]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in dark and light blues on white ground ; sheet 39 x 26.2 cm

Lettering

Historical Medical Museum (organised by Henry S. Wellcome) 54A Wigmore St., London, W. Open daily hours: 10-6 Saturdays, 10-1

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47560i

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  • English



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