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Dates
1802
Collection
Dr. D. B. MacNaughton Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
004005002
Description
A framed print consisting of a portrait of Dr. Nicholas Culpeper and his home; the portrait is circular in shape and is bordered by astrological symbols and numbers; the portrait is in a rectangular box with a wooden frame painted black with gold trim; there is also an article about Dr. Culpeper ta…
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Accession Number
004005002
Collection
Dr. D. B. MacNaughton Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
A framed print consisting of a portrait of Dr. Nicholas Culpeper and his home; the portrait is circular in shape and is bordered by astrological symbols and numbers; the portrait is in a rectangular box with a wooden frame painted black with gold trim; there is also an article about Dr. Culpeper taped to the back of the frame that has been removed and is not in the accession record.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The print was given to Dr. D.B. MacNaughton (the donor's husband) by a patient named William Stinson.
Maker
Alex Hogg
Site Made (City)
Paternoster Row
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1802
Date Remarks
Date of Feb. 20, 1802 recorded on the print.
Material
paper: black; white
wood: black; yellow
Inscriptions
"NICHOLAS CULPEPER, M.D. // Born Octr. 18 – 1616, Died, Jany 19 – 1654." is printed above the portrait; "RED LION HOUSE, SPITAL FIELDS, // (now standing) // In which Culpeper Lived, Studied & Died. // Published by Alex. Hogg in Paternoster Row Feb. 20 – 1802" printed at bottom, beneath the house; there is also an artist's signature in the lower left corner, but it is illegible.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-2 Box D
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm x Width 23.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The print shows some fading and foxing as well as some acid damage from the mat.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
From the article, "Nicholas Culpeper," by Herbert Ashley, origin unknown, included with the print; CD #7
Research Facts
Dr. Nicholas Culpeper lived from 1616 until 1654; he is most famous for publishing his "Physicall Directory" in 1649, which was the first English translation of the "London Dispensatory," until then only available in Latin.
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