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A Chemist in a Gown and Skull Cap, Pouring Fluid from a Bottle

Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

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The shelf and table contain flasks, a mortar, funnels, and botanical drawings. The arm of a skeleton (Death?) reaches down from the top right corner, curling around a portrait of a young woman.

Wellcome Collection

London

Title

A Chemist in a Gown and Skull Cap, Pouring Fluid from a Bottle

Medium

grey & black chalk on paper (?)

Measurements

H 44.7 x W 32.8 cm

Accession number

37878i

Acquisition method

presumed to be part of the collection formed by Henry S. Wellcome

Work type

Drawing & watercolour

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