Boutique Pharmaceutique

Description
An engraving by C. Le. Roy of a French apothecary dated 1637. This is the front-piece to the book "Boutique Pharmaceutique ou Antidotaire." The book was published by Nicolas Gay in Lyon in a single bound along with "Les Oeuvres Pharmaceutiques " by Jean de Renou in 1638.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
date made
1637
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
etching (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 33 cm x 22.7 cm; 13 in x 8 15/16 in
image: 29.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 11 5/8 in x 7 11/16 in
place made
France: Rhône-Alpes, Lyon
ID Number
1991.0664.0060
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06253
collector/donor number
SAP 946
subject
Religion
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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