To the Right Honourable John Earl of Sandwich ... View of the Royal Hospital Building...

Pierre Fourdrinier
Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Hospital, Hasler, England. Printed in London in the year 1750.

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A perspective view of the Royal Hospital Building for Sick and Hurt Seamen at Haslar, near Portsmouth. It is inscribed Theodore Jacobsen Esqr. Architect-Fourdrinier Sculp 1750. 'The original intention was that the building was to have been quadrangle in form, each side of the quadrangle to consist of a double row of buildings. In the event, the South-West was omitted due to the financial problems.' (Haslar Heritage Group)

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CartographerPierre Fourdrinier
TitleTo the Right Honourable John Earl of Sandwich ... View of the Royal Hospital Building for Sick, and Hurt Seamen at Hasler near Portsmouth ...
Publisher, YearLondon, 1750
Plate Size47.8 x 54.0 cm (18.8 x 21.3 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 65.4 cm (20.9 x 25.7 inches)

Condition

Excellent conditions.

Cartographer

Pierre Fourdrinier was active in England as an engraver between 1720 and 1760.

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Pierre Fourdrinier: To the Right Honourable John Earl of Sandwich ... View of the Royal Hospital Building for Sick, and Hurt Seamen at Hasler....
Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Hospital, Hasler, England. Printed in London in the year 1750.

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