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Hocus Pocus or Searching for the Philosopher's Stone

  • 1800
  • After Thomas Rowlandson
  • Image: 9.75 x 12 in.
    Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.233
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A satirical scene of an alchemical laboratory with two men in the foreground, one with a pair of long bellows. In the background is a couple hugging each other and dressed in fine garments.

Inscription

Pub March 12 1800 at R Ackermans Repository of the arts N. 101 Strand

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