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London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the south. Coloured engraving.

Fowler, Charles, 1792-1867
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38501i
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Description

The (New) London Fever Hospital was built in 1848-52 to cope with infectious disease of all types. The hospital had previously been at King's Cross, but was forced to move when the railway Terminus was built. Now (1996) the hospital is closed and the buildings have been converted into living accommodation

Publication/Creation

[London]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; image 8.6 x 13.5 cm

Lettering

The new London Fever Hospital. ; Liverpool Road.

Publications note

J. Taylor, Hospital and asylum architecture in England 1840-1914, London, 1991, pp. 106-109
B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38501i

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