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Museum Week - Architecture

I had a day trip to London yesterday – making the most of having a bit more free time on my hands now I am my own boss! 393 more words

Book Review: The Winter Foundlings by Kate Rhodes


The Winter Foundlings (click on book or see below for description)
By Kate Rhodes
Released 2/24/15
Downloaded free through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 776 more words

Chapters

Coram’s Foundling Hospital legacy 

Thomas Coram had travelled around the world as a sea captain and shipbuilder but, returning to London in 1720, he was shocked to see so many children lying dying on the capital’s streets. 1,107 more words

Changing London

Foundling Museum Visit

Edward Haytley (fl.1746 – 61), Bethlem Hospital (c.1747)oil on canvas

Coram Family in the care of the Foundling Museum

Posts & Entries

FA4004/ FA4003 Threads of feeling

This online exhibition from the Foundling Museum in London, which can be found at http://www.threadsoffeeling.com/ interested me in respect of textile, unintended folk art and the relationship between art and society. 57 more words

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

Museums

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

Conferences