Exhibition Label: 'In Print' (11/2/2014 - 8/6/2014) - highlights of the print collection
Engraving, A Surgery with a Representation and
Explication of the Chirurgical Instruments, printed
according to Act of Parliament, Universal Magazine.
Sold by J. Hinton, London, 18th century, Inv. 13692
This plate, displaying a selection of surgical instruments, is
taken from the Universal Magazine, a London publication
that ran from 1747–1814. The Universal Magazine, like
other contemporary publications designed as a ‘storehouse’
of articles reprinted from the newspapers on contemporary
topical subjects was marketed at gentry merchants, farmers
Inventory No. 13692, "Print (Engraving) A Surgery with a Representation and Explication of the Chirurgical Instruments, printed according to Act of Parliam. For Universal Magazine. Sold by In. Hinton, London, 18th Century", Hinton, J.