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St Katharine's Hospital, Regent's Park, London: seen from the road. Steel engraving by W. Tombleson, 1827, after T. H. Shepherd.

Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864.
Date
Dec. 8 1827

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This church was originally founded near the Tower of London in 1148. With the building of St Katharine's dock in 1825, the church moved to Regent's Park. "[Ambrose] Poynter was chiefly an architect of churches and country houses. His best-known London work is the Tudor Gothic-style hospital and chapel of St Katharine in Regent's Park (1827)"--Oxford dictionary of national biography. During the first World War Queen Alexandra granted the church to her Danish countrymen

Publication/Creation

London (3 Acton Place, Kingsland Road) : Jones & Co., Dec. 8 1827

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving

Lettering

The Royal Hospital of St. Katherine, Regent's Park. To the Rev.d G.F. Nicolay, sen.r brother of the hospital, &c., this plate is respectfully inscribed. Drawn by Tho.s H. Shepherd. Engraved by W. Tombleson.

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38640i

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