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London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the north. Wood engraving by C. D. Laing, 1848.

Fowler, Charles, 1792-1867
Date
1848

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view London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the north. Wood engraving by C. D. Laing, 1848.

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Credit: London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the north. Wood engraving by C. D. Laing, 1848. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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The (New) London Fever Hospital was built in 1848-52 to cope with infectious disease of all types. The hospital had previously been at King's Cross, but was forced to move when the railway Terminus was built. Now (1996) the hospital is closed and the buildings have been converted into living accommodation

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[London]

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1 print : wood engraving ; image 14.6 x 25.1 cm

Lettering

View of the new London Fever Hospital. ; Mr. Charles Fowler, architect. ; C. D. Laing sc.

Publications note

J. Taylor, Hospital and asylum architecture in England 1840-1914, London, 1991, pp. 106-109

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38504i

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