The Foundling Hospital
- The Foundling Hospital
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.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Cities & towns
City & town life
Foundling Hospital (London, England)
- 1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
- Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1818.
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
- Call #:
RARE BKS PR5464 .R6 1818