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Title
Scientific researches. New discoveries in pneumatics, or and experimental lecture on the powers of air
Name/Creator
Gillray, James, 1757-1815, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Scientific researches. New discoveries in pneumatics, or and experimental lecture on the powers of air
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 4
Creation Date
1802
Description
34 x 45 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  gas (material) ;  scientific apparatus and instruments ;  flatulence ;  lectures and lecturing ;  group portraits

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: Scientific researches!_ New Discoveries in Pneumatics!_or_ an Experimental Lecture on the Powers of Air.__ J. Gillray inv. & fect. Pub'd. May 23. 1802_by H. Humphrey, St. James Street.


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