Pulverising Mill

In 1777 Dr Stephen Hempsted had his new invention patented. His ‘Pulverising Mill’ was designed to replace mortar and pestles for preparing medicines. A new industrial age had begun and medical treatments were part of this new  WHOLESALE era. The Pulverising Mill was far more efficient in preparing large quantities of medicines!

I collect images of mortar and pestle signs that still hang above chemist shops:

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