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Metropolitan Hospital-Sunday Fund: appeal for funds. Colour lithograph, 1948.

  • Metropolitan Hospital-Sunday Fund (London, England)
76th year [1948]
  • Books

About this work


The Metropolitan Hospital-Sunday Fund was established in 1873, when the Lord Mayor of London invited religious and hospital leaders to a meeting at Mansion House. Appalled by the effect of inadequate housing and poor sanitation on impoverished Londoners, they decided that on one day each year ('Hospital Sunday'), places of worship would hold a collection to raise funds for the sick and needy. This practice has continued to this day [2001] in the form of an annual appeal. (From the Fund's website)


London (Mansion House, E.C.4) : Metropolitan Hospital-Sunday Fund, 76th year [1948]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in blue and red ; sheet 50.5 x 76 cm


May 30 Hospital Sunday 76th year


Wellcome Library no. 543086i



  • English

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