St Pancras Smallpox Hospital, London: housed in a tented camp at Finchley. Watercolour by F. Collins, 1881.
- Collins, Frank, active 1881.
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The Smallpox and inoculation Hospital, formerly at St Pancras, moved to Highgate in 1848 with the coming of the Great Northern Railway
St Pancras Smallpox Hospital ; inside the enclosure (left hand side of road) ; R.M.O. tent & ward 3 with patients at door
1 painting : watercolour ; image 17.9 x 25.3 cm
G. W. Collins, "The use of tents in the treatment of Small-pox", Transactions of the Epidemiological Society of London, New Series 2, 1882-83, pp.158-164, has an account of the Finchley Camp, and of another at Wednesbury, Staffordshire
Exhibited in "Living with Buildings" at Wellcome Collection, 4 October 2018 - 3 March 2019 UkLW
Wellcome Library no. 38719i