The Foundling Hospital

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Foundling Girls in their School Dresses and, alternately, Young Girls at Prayer in the Chapel, oil on canvas by Sophie Gengembre Anderson, French-born British artist. Anderson is loosely associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. William Adolphe Bouguereau, Sophie Anderson, Walter Anderson, English Artists, Pre Raphaelite, Romulus And Remus, Victorian Art, Gustav Klimt, Kirchen

Explore The Collection | The Foundling Museum, London

Explore the Collection at the Foundling Museum, London and discover the moving story of the Foundling Hospital. Described by The Daily Telegraph as 'one of London's most atmospheric cultural attractions'. Visit us today to learn more

century tokens given to children by mothers on leaving them at the London Foundling Hospital. So much more than objects; they're the poignant voice of maternal love and loss, still echoing down the centuries. Mourning Jewelry, Interesting History, Or Antique, 18th Century, Creations, Jewels, Antiques, Inspiration, Image

Tokens given by mothers to their children on leaving them at the Foundling Hospital. 18thCentury

“Homelessness in London is on the rise. Here's the monument of philanthropist Thomas Coram. London History, British History, Art History, Brunswick Square, Camden London, London Places, Roadside Attractions, Bloomsbury, Urban Art

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“Homelessness in London is on the rise... Here's the monument of philanthropist Thomas Coram.. could do with him now!”

Boys marching out of the London Foundling Hospital for the last time, Both the composer George Frideric Handel and the artist William Hogarth were governors of the home. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London History, British History, Liverpool History, Uk History, Medical History, History Photos

A home for London's abandoned children

An exhibition in London tells the stories of the last children brought up in the care of the Foundling Hospital. We take a look at the history of England's oldest children's charity.

The Girls Dining Room of the Foundling Hospital, 1773 by John Sanders - Reproduction Oil Painting Jane Austen, British Literature, London History, American Revolutionary War, Old Street, Regency Era, Rococo Style, Oil Painting Reproductions, Queen

The Girls Dining Room of the Foundling Hospital, 1773 Painting by John Sanders... | 1st Art Gallery

The Girls Dining Room of the Foundling Hospital, 1773

A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 27 July, Vintage London, Old London, East London, London History, British History, Its A Wonderful Life, Life Is Like, Innocence Lost, Science Museum

Children's playground | Science Museum Group Collection

A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 27 July, 1936.

Coram is the UK's first dedicated children's charity with a fascinating heritage that spans 275 years. Learn more about our history in this page Life Is Like, What Is Life About, This Is Us, London Metropolitan, Innovative Services, Act For Kids, Birth Records, Birth Mother, Foster Parenting

Coram and the Foundling Hospital | Coram

Coram is the UK's first dedicated children's charity with a fascinating heritage that spans 275 years. Learn more about our history in this page

Henry Nelson O’Neil, A Mother Depositing Her Child at the Foundling Hospital in Paris, 1855 © The Foundling Museum - The Fallen Woman Victorian Paintings, Paris Art, Victorian Women, Victorian Era, Art Uk, Women In History, Art History, Mother And Child, Fine Art Gallery

The Foundling Hospital: A Child's View

A mother leaving her baby at the Foundling Hospital, Paris. Original canvas can be seen at the Foundling Museum, London. My previous two posts looked at the Foundling Hospital, London, and how it looks today, and also an exhibition of tokens on display at what is now the Foundling Museum. But if, as a Georgian child, you were taken in by the hospital, what sort of upbringing could you expect? Once admitted each child was given a new name. At first the hospital's governors lent their own…

Mother's letter -- Byatt a. From the archives of Coram, formerly the Foundling Hospital, held at London Metropolitan Archives London Metropolitan, What Is Life About, London England, Museum, Illustrations, Lettering, History, Historia, Illustration

Mother's letter -- Byatt a. From the archives of Coram, formerly the Foundling Hospital, held at London Metropolitan Archives