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St Pancras Smallpox Hospital, London: housed in a tented camp at Finchley. Watercolour by F. Collins, 1881.

Collins, Frank, active 1881.
Date
1881

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Description

The Smallpox and inoculation Hospital, formerly at St Pancras, moved to Highgate in 1848 with the coming of the Great Northern Railway

Lettering

St Pancras Smallpox Hospital ; inside the enclosure ; The store-tent, lamp-tent & bath-tent (& nurses'tent)

Publication/Creation

1881

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; image 17.9 x 25.3 cm

Publications note

G. W. Collins, "The use of tents in the treatment of Small-pox", Transactions of the Epidemiological Society of London, New Series 2, 1882-83, pp.158-164, has an account of the Finchley Camp, and of another at Wednesbury, Staffordshire

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38716i

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