image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Surrey Institution, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London: the interior of the rotunda, F. Accum lecturing.

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The Surrey Institution was housed in what had been the Leverian Museum, built c.1788 by James Burton for the land agent James Parkinson in order to exhibit the collection of Sir Ashton Lever, which he had won in a lottery. When the Surrey Institution took over in 1806, Joseph Parkinson reconstructed the interior. It was demolished in the 1960s

Inscription: Surrey Institution. ; Rowlandson & Pugin delt. et sculpt. ; J. C. Stadler aquat.
Additional makers: Pugin, Augustus, 1762-1832. ; Stadler, Joseph Constantine. ; architect Parkinson, Joseph T., 1783-1855 ; architect Burton, James, 1781-1837

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Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, England

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