St Katharine's Hospital, Regent's Park, London: seen from the road. Coloured aquatint by R.G. Reeve, 1827, after A. Poynter.
- Poynter, Ambrose, 1796-1886.
- June 1827
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This church was originally founded near the Tower of London in 1148. With the building of St Katharine's dock in 1825, the church moved to Regent's Park. "[Ambrose] Poynter was chiefly an architect of churches and country houses. His best-known London work is the Tudor Gothic-style hospital and chapel of St Katharine in Regent's Park (1827)"--Oxford dictionary of national biography. During the first World War Queen Alexandra granted the church to her Danish countrymen
To Lt. Genl. Sir Herbert Taylor, G.C.H. &c. &c. &c. This view of the Royal Hospital of St. Katharine, is by permission respectfully inscribed by his obliged & most obedient servant Ambrose Poynter archt. ; A. Poynter arch. del. ; G. Reeve sculpt.
[London] (59 High Holborn) : J. Taylor, June 1827.
1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 22.8 x 43.5 cm
Not in B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983
Wellcome Library no. 38636i