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North wing, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, City of London: the entrance hall and grand staircase adorned with two murals painted by William Hogarth representing the 'Pool of Bethesda' and 'The Good Samaritan'

RIBA Ref No RIBA25788
Architect/DesignerGibbs, James (1682-1754)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1737
Image Date1957
ViewInterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/LON/251 (ES3964.4)
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectHospitals ; Stairs ; Entrance halls ; Murals
NOTES: The North Wing, built in 1732, is one of the three surviving blocks of the main square designed by James Gibbs in the 1730s. The murals were executed by William Hogarth in 1736-1737 free of charge.
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