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The Chemist

Introduction
In the 1600s apothecaries prescribed drugs and treated those unable to pay a physician. The Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain formed in 1841, that allowed pharmacists and chemists to manufacture and also dispense medicines. Under the Pharmacy Act of 1868 they had to pass an exam and register with the Society. Hazle issued the model in 1991.

could make and dispense medicinal compounds but not prescribe them.

 Part of Bath’s 1700s rebuilding from local stone in Palladian style, Argyle Street runs over shop-lined Pulteney Bridge. This model has a flat roof and dormer window like the pub, right. Jane Austen walked past to the city centre when she lived at 4 Sydney Place in 1801-4.

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The Chemist
on Bath Chemist
Queen Charlotte treated in 1817 “Hazle Boyles” chemists 1991-2 Only Hazle signed HB on fronts

 Queen Charlotte, the wife of King George III, was attended by a Surgeon-Apothecary from here. In 1817 she stayed twice at lavish 93 Sydney Place nearby for the Bath waters, then died in 1818. Her Coat of Arms remains.

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 Clowes in Buxton, 1899. Jars and drawers had small amounts of labelled drugs and chemicals in natural, liquid or powdered forms.

 Hale’s have been at No 8A since 1826. The frontage of this 1700s building is from 1828, an early example of 1830-40s neo-classic style with Ionic columns and heavy entablature over.

 Chemists had tiled adverts such as this one, for the headache potion Sea Breeze, from Leicester in 1903.

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