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The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the south, with part of London Wall in the foreground, and a muck-raker scraping at the cobblestones. Etching by J. T. Smith, 1814, after himself, June 1812.

  • Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833
Date
15 September 1814
Reference
25639i
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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. 18, Gt. May's Buildings, St. Martins Lane) : J. T. Smith, 15 September 1814.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 27.8 x 23.5 cm

Lettering

Public architecture. ; Parts of London-Wall and Bethlem Hospital. ; Drawn and etched by J. T. Smith ; Drawn in June 1812

References note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 115/16 [p.265]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25639i

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