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LONDON VACCINE INSTITUTION
[Report. 1818]
London Vaccine Institution: for inoculating and supplying matter, free of expense. Patronized by the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, the Aldermen, & Common Council, of the City of London. Established in 1806, and supported by voluntary contributions.
London: printed by James Swan, printer to the Royal Jennerian and London Vaccine Institutions, 1818.
44, [28] p., [1] col. pl. ; 19.7 cm. (8º)

The London Vaccine Institution was founded by John Walker (1759--1830) after he was forced by an acrimonious dispute to resign from the Royal Jennerian Society, and became the most successful vaccination charity of its day. The plate showing the progress of the vaccine pock, hand-coloured in the reports from earlier years in Soane's library, is printed in red.

Copy Notes Bound (6) with the report of the Royal Jennerian Society for 1820 (q.v.), the reports of the London Vaccine Institution for 1813 (q.v.) and 1815 (q.v.), and a letter of appeal to subscribers of the Institution (q.v.) and a list of appointed inoculators (q.v.) both dated 1816.

Binding C20th dark green pebble-grained book cloth, spine gilt-lettered 'Jennerian Institution'.

Reference Number 203


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