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The Lock Hospital, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster. Engraving by J. Shury after T. H. Shepherd.

  • Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864.
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Description

This print shows the first Lock Hospital to be founded solely for treating sufferers from venereal disease. Bromfeild was the physician involved. The hospital closed in 1841, moving to Paddington, this building was demolished in 1842

Publication/Creation

[London]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 5.8 x 4.7 cm

Lettering

Lock Hospital Hyde Park Corner

References note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 177/88 [p.418]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39749i

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  • English


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