The Devon and Exeter Hospital.See where you sacred pile its front uprears, / Where pain finds refuge, _ Mis'ry dries her tears; / Where heaven-born Charity its aid bestows.../...No! Devonians glory in those works of love / Which find their recompense in realms above. R.
Printed by Owen Angel, on the occasion of the Fancy Bazaar in aid of the Funds of the Devon & Exeter Hospital, held on Northernhay, Exeter, on 31st. July And 1st. of August. 1849.
Lithograph. Sheet 248 x 355mm. 9¾" x 14". Very rare.
The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital was founded on 27 August 1741.The old hospital building can be seen in Southernhay and is a fine example of early Georgian architecture.
[Ref: 8905] £230.00