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A peddler in antique garb advertising a carnival to raise funds for the move of King's College Hospital to South London. Colour lithograph after J. Hassall, 1909.

Hassall, John, 1868-1948.
Date
[1909]
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Description

King's College Hospital, London, was established in the St Clement Dane workhouse building, in Portugal Street, off Kingsway. In 1909 it started to build a new building in Denmark Hill, south London, to which it moved in 1913. The peddler is a typical John Hassall figure in quasi-Tudor dress: he advertises pageants, fireworks, cricket, gipsies, clowns, and other amusements

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [1909] ([London] (95 Fetter Lane, E.C.) : WHS)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 76 x 51.2 cm

Lettering

King's College Hospital Carnival Crystal Palace Thursday July 1st 1909. In aid of the removal of the Hospital to South London. 10 to 10 for a shilling. Hassall

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17764i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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