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The Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, London. Engraving by W. Wise after R. B. Schnebbelie, 1816.

  • Schnebbelie, Robert Blemmel, -approximately 1849
Date
11 October 1816
Reference
40346i
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Description

The hospital of St James was founded for women with leprosy, in a lonely and desolate spot west of London. It was dissolved in 1532. This chapel was part of the new palace building, erected at the behest of King Henry VIII

Publication/Creation

London (125 Fenchurch Street) : Robert Wilkinson, 11 October 1816.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 26.7 x 21.2 cm

Lettering

Chapel Royal St. James's Palace. Formerly belonging to a house of female lepers founded by the citizens of London. ; Scnebbelie del. ; Wise sculp.

References note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 131/65 [p.314]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40346i

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