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Object: Arms of the Foundling Hospital
Object: Arms for the Foundling Hospital
Object: [The Foundlings]
Object: Several Children of the Foundling Hospital
Two copies after Hogarth printed from one plate:
'Arms for the Foundling Hospital' (above):
Copy; on the shield, a naked and reclining infant raising its right arm. Supporters, dexter, a terminal figure of 'Nature', many-breasted; sinister, 'Britannia', holding a cap of Liberty on a staff, and her shield. Crest 'a Lamb'; motto 'Help'.
'Several Children of the Foundling Hospital' (below):
Copy of power of Attorney authorizing collectors of donations to the Foundling Hospital; a headpiece showing Thomas Coram receiving a baby from a weeping mother, beside whom a dagger lies on the ground, and, on the left, uniformed children emerging from the Hospital carrying the tools of various useful trades.
Illustration to 'The Genuine Works of William Hogarth' by Nichols and Steevens (London: 1810, vol. II, facing p.152). 1809
Etching and engraving
- Production date
Height: 204 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 172 millimetres
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Genuine Works of William Hogarth (1810)
- Acquisition date
- 1827 (before)
- Acquisition notes
- See comment on S,2.1.
- Prints and Drawings
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