Old Parr, an elderly apothecary with an extremely long beard mixing a concoction with a pestle and mortar. Pen drawing by Matthews(?), 1861(?).

  • Matthews, active 1861.
Date:
1861
Reference:
15932i
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1861

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1 drawing : brown pen and ink

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Olde Parr maketh hys famous pylls, 1763. From the 'Bolus' collection. On reverse lettering is inscribed in ink: Believed to be by Matthews "Punch" art... (Dukes 1861)

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Wellcome Collection 15932i

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