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The Westminster Lying-in Hospital, Lambeth. Engraving on silk by C. Grignion after S. Wale.

  • Wale, Samuel, -1786
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[London]

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1 print : engraving, printed on silk ; image and border 9.9 x 14 cm

Lettering

Britannia seated under an oak, amidst the symbols of war, agriculture & the polite arts, receives from the hand of Minerva the original proposals for the institution of the Westminster New Lying-in Hospital; by her side stands Charity, who expatiates on the utility of the design & points at a perspective elevation of the hospital; Pendant on the oak is a Tuscan sheild with the arms of Earl Percy who generously patroniz'd the first undertaking, & at the top are placed the arms of the City of Westminster. ; S. Wale del. ; C. Grignion sc.

References note

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

Lettering note

Other lettering includes: "Hide not thy face from thine own flesh. Isaih Ch 58 1:7"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40029i

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