BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.
Pictures

The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with people in the foreground. Coloured engraving, ca. 1750.

Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703
Date
[1750?]

Download

Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
Can I use this?

About this work

Description

This is the second building of Bethlem Hospital [Bedlam], built in 1675-1676 in Moorfields, London. In 1814-1815 the hospital removed to St. George's Fields, Southwark, and the Moorfields building was subsequently demolished

Lettering

The Hospital of Bethlehem. ; L'Hospital de fou.

Publication/Creation

London (At the Black Horse, on Cornhil) : John Bowles and son, [1750?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; image 17.7 x 23.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25614i

Language

  • English


Where to find it


Identifiers


License information

License information

You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Credit

The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with people in the foreground. Coloured engraving, ca. 1750. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.