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

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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

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

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

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Places

  • London (At the Black Horse, on Cornhil)

Agents

  • John Bowles and son

Dates

  • [1750?]

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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

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