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Henry Wellcome, Pharmacist

Henry Wellcome, Pharmacist

British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture

23 May 2016, 17.30

Arguably more recognised now for his collecting activities and his philanthropic interests, Henry Wellcome was first and foremost a pharmacist. This talk will aim to look at Wellcome’s life through the lens of his business career, yet show that untangling the differing strands of his life can be a complicated process.

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V0036035ER A man pointing to a ghost and asking a Queen if she can see
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A man pointing to a ghost and asking a Queen if she can see it too; she replies not. A scene from Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Engraving by T. Phillibrown after J. Meadows.
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