Captn. Thos. Coram who after 17 years unwearied application, obtained the charter of the Foundling Hospital, To the Governors & Guardians of the Hospital, this Print is humbly dedicated by their obedient humble Servt. R. Cribb.'. William Hogarth, After., William Nutter, 1754 - 1802.

Captn. Thos. Coram who after 17 years unwearied application, obtained the charter of the Foundling Hospital, To the Governors & Guardians of the Hospital, this Print is humbly dedicated by their obedient humble Servt. R. Cribb.'

London: Robert Cribb, 1796 ( printed circa 1837). Stipple engravings. 25 x 19 inches sheet size. Whole-length portrait, seated, slightly to left, looking to front and holding the seal of the Royal Charter in his right hand, gloves in left. In the left background are ships at sea. In the right foreground is a terrestrial globe.

Captain Thomas Coram (c.1668 - 1751) created the London Foundling Hospital, which opened its doors in a temporary facility in Hatton Garden in 1741 and moved to a more permanent location in Bloomsbury the following year. Item #51-2803

Price: $200.00

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