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St Katharine's Hospital, Regent's Park, London: seen from the road, and, below, the Master's house. Engraving by C. J. Smith, 1828.

Smith C.J. (Engraver)
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1828

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This church was originally founded adjacent to 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

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1828

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 12.5 x 20.1 cm

Lettering

1. St. Katharine's Hospital, Regent's Park. ; 2. The Master's House. ; C. J. Smith sc.

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38642i

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