[ ... back to main menu for this book]
Analysts. —Public analysts are under the Metropolitan Board of Works. Among private analysts may be mentioned A. Dupre, Westminster Hospital; A Voelcker, 11, Salisbury-square; T. Redwood, Pharmaceutical Society, Bloomsbury-sq; Dr. Wright, St. Mary's Hospital; Dr. Stevenson, Guy's Hospital; J. T. Way 9, Russell road, Kensington; I. A. Wanklyn,7, Westminster-chambers. It is well to observe that if an analysis of water be required for sanitary purposes a Winchester quart (about two and a half ordinary quarts) should be sent. If a mineral anaiysis be required, then the quantity of water sent should be at least a gallon. Some of the above analysts undertake the analysis of gas as well as that of food water, and milk.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879