The Foundling Hospital

Method Copper engraving and etching
Artist [Anonymous]
Published [c. 1750]
Dimensions Image 180 x 245 mm, Plate 195 x 260 mm, Sheet 208 x 285 mm
Notes A view of the Foundling Hospital in the London borough of Camden. the hospital was built in 1739 by Captain Thomas Coram, who was shocked to see so many abandoned children dying on the streets of London when he returned from sea in 1720. It now still functions as a charity and museum.

Condition: Pressed vertical folds as issued. Light time toning to left fold . Binding holes to left margin.
Framing unmounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 43605