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This is one of a pair of paintings (see CWLF 127, 406900) depicting a collector surrounded by his possessions and an physician in his laboratory. Both works consciously perpetuate the tradition of David Teniers, who specialised in alchemists and collector

Objects and paintings illustrating the changing perception and use of medicine

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Princess Elizabeth accepting a piece of cake at a tea party at the Royal College of Nursing 3 Jul 1945

RCIN 2002254

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This photograph shows HM The Queen when Princess Elizabeth, attending a tea party at the Royal College of Nursing. During this visit she was presented with a silver and enamel badge of the Student Nursing Association.

HM The Queen is the current patron of The Queen’s Nursing Institute, which was founded in 1887 during the reign of Queen Victoria.