Print (Coloured Etching, Framed) 'Chemical Lecture at the Surrey Institution' Frederich (Frederick) Accum, by Thomas Rowlandson, London, 1803-1810
|Inventory Number:|| 11540|
|Object Type:|| print|
Thomas Rowlandson (Designer)|
Thomas Rowlandson (Publisher)
|Place Created:||James Street London England United Kingdom Europe
|Subject Classification(s):||Scientific societies Chemistry Prints Collection|
|Brief Description:||Satirical etching on paper by Thomas Rowlandson showing a lecture by Frederick Accum at the Surrey Institution, London. Accum was the Institution's chemical lecturer from 1803 until about 1810. Other comtemporaries who may be in the audience include Rudolph Ackermann, Sir John Hippersley and Humphry Davy.|
Highlighted with red and grey wash. Mounted on sheet of laid paper with border of pen and similar wash.
Frame with black moulding, possibly dating from mid 20th Century.
|Primary Inscriptions:||Main title:
"Designed & Published by T. Rowlandson, James St. Adelphi."
Stamp in bottom right hand corner:
On the print on paper in the pocket of one figure:
Above the door at the back of the scene:
On reverse in pencil:
"Sir Humphry Davie [sic]
|Provenance:||Bequeathed by G. H. Gabb.|
|Collection Group:||Gabb Collection|