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The Apothecary

1998.671 (RS22270)

Description

Chromolithograph of an Apothecary. The apothecary wears a long black robe, a black hat, and small spectacles. In his right hand he holds a dropper and is withdrawing liquid from a small wine glass. A large wooden cask is near the man's feet and light shines in from a window above. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt.

Details

Maker
Possibly L. Prang & Co. (Maker)
Date
1860-1890
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
chromolithography
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Chromo Lithograph
chromolithography
Coated Canvas
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Man
men (male humans)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
17.75 x 13.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.671
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19818

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