St Luke's Hospital, Cripplegate, London: the interior of the women's ward, with many inmates and a member of staff. Coloured aquatint by J.C. Stadler after A.C. Pugin and T. Rowlandson, 1809.
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
- 1 August 1809
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The text in the Microcosm does not describe the activity undertaken in this print, mentioning that the women are within one of the two end blocks. Some of them may be working at cleaning animal skins, others are gesturing fantastically or standing in a melancholy way
London : R. Ackermann, 1 August 1809.
1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 19.3 x 26 cm
St Luke's Hospital ; Rowlandson & Pugin delt. et sculpt. ; J. C. Stadler aquat. Bears number: 77
B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 99/77 [p.227]
Wellcome Collection 26055i
Dance's original designs for St Luke's are in Sir John Soane's House and Museum
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