De apotheek van het Sint-Janshospitaal.

The pharmacy at Saint-John's Hospital.

By
Philippe van Bree
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Hugo Maertens
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The painting illustrates how the pharmacy operated. On the right, we see a sister sorting herbs, referring to Dodoens famous herbal. Another sister is grinding ingredients in a large bronze mortar. Two more are preparing medicines behind the imposing dispensing table. A mother sits and waits for a remedy for her sick son.

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The pharmacy at Saint-John's Hospital.
Photo number
0040136006
Inventory number
0.SJ0079.I
The pharmacy at Saint-John's Hospital.
Photo number
0040136006
Inventory number
0.SJ0079.I
The pharmacy at Saint-John's Hospital.
Photo number
0040136006
Inventory number
0.SJ0079.I

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