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The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, children playing with a boat on a pond in the foreground. Engraving by R. Watkins, August 1811, after G. Arnald, June 1811.

  • Arnald, George, 1763-1841
Date
1811
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25637i
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Description

This is the second building of Bethlem Hospital [Bedlam], built in 1675-1676 in Moorfields, London. In 1814-1815 the hospital removed to St. George's Fields, Southwark, and the Moorfields building was subsequently demolished

Publication/Creation

1811

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 9.6 x 14.6 cm

Lettering

Bethlem Hospital; ; (as it appeared in June 1811.) ; London. ; Engrav'd by R. Watkins from a drawing by G. Arnold ; for the Beauties of England and Wales, E.W.B. dxt. ; Proof

References note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 104/33 [p.238]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25637i

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