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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[1750?]
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25614i
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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

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

Lettering

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

References note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 105/34 [p. 244]

Reference

Wellcome Collection 25614i

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