[A perspective] view of the Foundling Hospital, with emblematic figures
[Published 14th of April 1749 according to Act of Parliament]
Engraving, 18th century watermark; sheet 285 x 330mm (11¼ x 13"). Trimmed to image, losing text.
View of the Foundling Hospital, established in 1739 in Bloomsbury, London, showing mothers waiting outside the hospital gates, holding in their arms the babies they cannot afford to raise. The sheet originally had eight lines of verse below, since trimmed.
[Ref: 38686] £160.00