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The Foundling Hospital

The Foundling Hospital

Item Information

Title:
The Foundling Hospital
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: A fine example of the art of fore-edge painting, each volume bearing a double painting on the fore-edge. Vol. 2: The Foundling Hospital, with street and carriage, etc. in the foreground.
Date:
(c) 1818
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Cities & towns
City & town life
Hospitals
Foundling Hospital (London, England)
Places:
EnglandLondon
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1818.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Roderick, the last of the Goths / by Robert Southey, vol. 2
Additional information: Depicts the Foundling Hospital in London.
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000139A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR5464 .R6 1818
Barcode:
39999063117095