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Friern Hospital, London: a girl, head and shoulders, with smallpox. Photograph, 1890/1910.

Date
1890
Reference
34168i
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Description

Friern Hospital, previously known as Colney Hatch Asylum, a psychiatric hospital, opened in Barnet, North London in July 1851. Initially it held 1,250 patients, but by the time it was renamed as Friern Hospital in 1937, it had been enlarged and held 2,700. The hospital closed c. 1995

Publication/Creation

[Barnet]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, silver gelatin ; sheet 11.6 x 9.3 cm

Lettering note

Folio bears number: 18

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34168i

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • album of photographs of Friern Hospital

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    By appointmentManual request

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