St Pancras Smallpox Hospital, London: housed in a tented camp at Finchley. Watercolour by F. Collins, 1881.
- Collins, Frank, active 1881.
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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
St Pancras Smallpox Hospital ; (male patients) ; Interior of ward 3 (1st half)
1 painting : watercolour ; image 17.9 x 25.3 cm
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
Exhibited in "Living with Buildings" at Wellcome Collection, 4 October 2018 - 3 March 2019 UkLW
Wellcome Library no. 38718i