The Hospitall of Bethlem.
Engraving. 200 x 155mm, 8 x 6". Trimmed, mounted in album paper.
The armorial of Bethlehem Hospital, incorporating pairs of dragons and winged lions, and a skull in a goblet. From "Londons Armory Accuratly delineated in a Graphical display of all the Arms, Crests, Supporters, Mantles and Motto’s of every distinct Company and Corporate Societie in the Honourable City of London". Shortly before the publication of this volume, the hospital was moved to a building in Moorfields, which John Evelyn compared to the Tuileries.
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