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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.
Date
1 August 1809

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Description

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

Publication/Creation

London : R. Ackermann, 1 August 1809.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 19.3 x 26 cm

Lettering

St Luke's Hospital ; Rowlandson & Pugin delt. et sculpt. ; J. C. Stadler aquat.

Publications note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 99/77 [p.227]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26055i

Lettering note

Bears number: 77

Reproduction note

Dance's original designs for St Luke's are in Sir John Soane's House and Museum

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