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The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with people in the foreground. Coloured engraving, c. 1771.

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[c.1771]
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25617i
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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

London (No. 69 St. Paul's Church Yard) : Carington Bowles, [c.1771]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; image 15.1 x 25.5 cm

Lettering

A view of the Hospital of Bethlehem. ; Vue de l'Hopital de Bethlehem.

References note

Not in B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983

Lettering note

Bears number: "12b"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25617i

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