Professor Alexander Fleming

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Illustration

John Horgan
by Imperial War Museums
published on 19 June 2024
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Synthetic production of penicillin by Professor Alexander Fleming, holder of the Chair of Bacteriology at London University, who first discovered the mould penicillin notatum, in his laboratory at St Mary's, Paddington, London (1943).

Imperial War Museums, Ministry of Information Second World War Colour Transparency Collection, IWM (TR 1468).

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