Surrey Institution

Made:
1809 in London
artist:
Thomas Rowlandson
and
Augustus Charles Pugin
engraver:
Joseph Constantine Stadler
publisher:
Ackermann and Company

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Print. Aquatint, 'Surrey Institution'. / Rowlandson & Pugin delt & sculpt; J.C. Stadler aquat. - 'Plate 81' from The London Microcosm, 1809, by J C Stadler after Thomas Rowlandson and Augustus Pugin, published London Sept 1st 1809 at R Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand. Platemark 23.2x28 cm on sheet 27x34cm. Scientific lecturing to mixed audience inside the Surrey Institution, opened 1809; some apparatus on lecturer's table. Pugin drew the architectural features and Rowlandson drew the people. Hand coloured aquatint showing Friedrich Accum giving a chemistry lecture at the Surrey Institution. The London Microcosm was published by William Henry Pyne and written by William Combe.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1975-461
Materials:
aquatint and paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Weinreb and Douwma Ltd.