Bedlam

By BOWLES, Thomas after MAURER, John, 1747 
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The Hospital of Bethelem L’Hospital de Fou

British Isles
  • Author: BOWLES, Thomas after MAURER, John
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Printed for Bowles & Carver, 69 St Paul’s Church Yard, and Rob. Wilkinson, 58 Cornhill
  • Publication date: 1747
  • Physical description: Engraved print.
  • Inventory reference: 12451

Notes

A perspective print of Bethelem Hospital, known colloquially as Bedlam, a famous mental asylum.

The British Museum has two copies, the present example and another with a date of 1747 in the imprint. Their undated copy is also given a date of 1747, but as a slightly later state.