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A busy stacking room in the opium factory at Patna, India. Lithograph after W. S. Sherwill, c. 1850.

  • Sherwill, W. S. (Walter Stanhope)
Date:
[1851]
Reference:
25037i
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Publication/Creation

London : Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor lith., [1851]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 20.2 x 27.6 cm

Lettering

The stacking room, opium factory at Patna, India drawn by W. S. Sherwill

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25037i

References note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, p. 443, no. 478

Notes

One of a series of seven prints of opium production at Patna

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in “Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine” at Wellcome Collection, 16 November 2017 – 8 April 2018

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