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St Pancras Smallpox Hospital, London: housed in a tented camp at Finchley. Watercolour by F. Collins, 1881.

Collins, Frank, active 1881.
Date
1881

About this work

Description

The Smallpox and Inoculation Hospital, formerly at St Pancras, moved to Highgate in 1848 with the coming of the Great Northern Railway. It later merged with two other hospitals to form the Whittington Hospital

Lettering

St Pancras Smallpox Hospital ; (male patients) ; Interior of ward 3 (1st half)

Publication/Creation

1881

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; image 17.9 x 25.3 cm

Publications note

G. W. Collins, "The use of tents in the treatment of small-pox", Transactions of the Epidemiological Society of London, New Series 2, 1882-83, pp.158-164, has an account of the Finchley Camp, and of another at Wednesbury, Staffordshire

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "Living with Buildings" at Wellcome Collection, 4 October 2018 - 3 March 2019 UkLW

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38718i

Type/Technique

Language

  • English


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