Certificate to practise as an apothecary issued to Dr Joseph Rutter

Society of the Art and Mystery of Apothecaries of the City of London
Certificate of qualification to practise as an Apothecary, awarded to Dr. Joseph Rutter by the Society of the Art and Mystery of Apothecaries of the city of London, on 23 May 1861. The certificate has the original covered wax seal of the Society.

The Society of Apothecaries as a City Livery Company(inorporated in 1617) did not have jurisdiction over apothecaries practicing beyond the City of London or within a ten-mile radius of it until 1 August 1815.
See full details

Object detail

paper, inks and wax
43.7 x 58 cm
Accession Number
Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category


My shortlist

Explore other objects by colour

Do you know something about this object?

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.