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Guy's Hospital, Southwark: an aerial view. Engraving by B. Cole, 1756, after R. West, 1738.

West, Robert, active 1736-39.

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Description

This print shows the second stage of building at Guy's, with projecting wings added to the original block, and the statue of Thomas Guy in front of the entrance

Publication/Creation

[London]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 19.7 x 35.8 cm

Lettering

Guys Hospital.

Edition

Later state, in which Cole's name at the bottom left was burnished off.

Publications note

B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 38/82 [p.101]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38930i

Creator/production credits

This print is from the same plate as Wellcome Library no. 38929i, but with the earlier credit lettering burnished out. Adams mentions that the railings and lamps had been added by Cole

Languages

  • English



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