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Statues of "raving" and "melancholy" madness, each reclining on one half of a pediment, formerly crowning the gates at Bethlem [Bedlam] Hospital. Engraving by A. Birrell, 1813, after T. Stothard, 1783, after C. Cibber, 1680.

  • Cibber, Caius Gabriel, 1630-1700.
Date
2 January 1813
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25638i
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London (Holywell Street, Strand) : J. Coxhead, 2 January 1813.

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1 print : engraving ; image 13.3 x 20.7 cm

Lettering

Figures over the gateway of Bethlem Hospital. ; Birrell sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25638i

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