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London Museum (mini) Challenge 2014 #3: The Foundling Museum

If I were awarding accolades to the museums I’ve been visiting on this little version of the Challenge, then Pitzhanger Manor would be Most Haunted/Haunting, the… 797 more words


Review: Richard Mead Conference and Exhibition

Recently I went to a symposium held at the Foundling Museum to accompany and enrich its exhibition on the life and legacy of Dr Richard Mead (1673-1754) 602 more words


Fragments For a Foundling

This poem is based on four excerpts inspired by the Foundling Hospital, which was originally situated in Bloomsbury, London. The orphanage was set up to provide a home for the many abandoned babies that were left on the streets in the 1700s. 80 more words