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I.G.R. Andreae, in Hannover

I.G.R. Andreae, in Hannover

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Engraving of Johann Gerhard Andreae by Johann Phillip Ganz. Andreae (1724-1793) was a chemist and a corut apothecary. He corresponded with Benjamin Franklin and sent him a book on chemistry.
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Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
etching (overall production method/technique)
image: 15.3 cm x 9.2 cm; 6 in x 3 5/8 in
overall: 16.7 cm x 9.9 cm; 6 9/16 in x 3 7/8 in
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SAP 914
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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