The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with ladies and gentlemen walking in the foreground. Engraving by T. Bowles.
- Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703
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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 This print shows the eastern pavilion added, but not the western. The entrance area is depicted with a circular court with curved flanking walls either side of the main gates
1 print : engraving ; image 20.4 x 32.9 cm
Bethlam Hospital. ; Thos. Bowles sculp.
B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 30/6 [p. 75]
Wellcome Library no. 25621i
The main lettering is in a swallow-tailed banderole in the sky