Title J.H. van Swinden demonstrating the generation of electricity to the Felix Meritis Society, Amsterdam. Engraving by R. Vinkeles after J. Kuyper and P.P. Barbiers.
Imprint [Amsterdam], [1801]
Edition [State before lettering]



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Physical description 1 print : engraving ; platemark 44.5 x 55.2 cm
References W. Schupbach, The Iconographic Collections of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London 1989, p. 36.
H. Michel, Scientific instruments in art and history, 1967, p. 200, fig. 102.
Lettering note Lettering absent from this impression "Zaal der Natuurkunde - in het gebouw der Maatschappij√ę Felix Meritis binnen Amsterdam" and the equivalent in French.
Summary Van Swinden is the figure seen from behind on the right of the table. The building was and still is (in 1992) at Keisersgracht 324, Amsterdam (letter to the Wellcome Institute from Dr A.A.A.M. Brinkman, 17 July 1974).
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 181i
Lettering P. Barbiers del. ; J. Kuyper fig. del. ; R. Vinkeles sculp.
Author, etc. Kuyper, Jacques, 1761-1808.
Barbiers, Pieter Pietersz., 1749-1842.
Vinkeles, Reinier, 1741-1816.
Subject name Swinden, Jan Hendrik van, 1746-1823.
Felix Meritis Foundation.
Topic-LCSH Teaching demonstrations.
Science -- Societies, etc.
Electric apparatus and appliances.
Electricity.
Place name Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Genre/Technique Engravings.
Group portraits.
Copy photo no. V 6721
L 19575
L 10955
System no. .b11648223
Record no. 181i