John Howard bringing water and fresh air into a prison in order to improve the conditions for the inmates. Watercolour.

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1 painting : watercolour ; image 39.6 x 28.3 cm

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Mr Howard (the philanthropist) trying the experiment of letting air into prisons. 1787.

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John Howard bringing water and fresh air into a prison in order to improve the conditions for the inmates. Watercolour.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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