b102:Hospital of St Mary the Virgin 1786.


b102:Hospital of St Mary the Virgin 1786.

Type : Print
Medium : Engraving-handcoloured
Description : This 1786 engraving shows the Hospital of Saint Mary the Virgin in Newcastle upon Tyne part of which had been converted into a grammar school. The garden in the foreground has a fence in front of the building on the left-hand side. A wall covered by the trees grown against it forms the boundary of the garden on the right-hand side. Beyond the garden wall the rooftops and chimney stacks of other buildings can be seen. The building with a row of young trees in front in the centre background of the picture forms a third boundary to the garden. A man is watering a tree in a pot using a watering can in the middle bottom of the foreground.The inscription underneath the picture reads: To the Reverend Hugh Moises A.M. Morning Lecturer of the CHURCH of ALL SAINTS Master of St. MARY’S HOSPITAL and of the ROYAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL at Newcastle upon Tyne. This VIEW of part of the Ancient Church of that Hospital converted into a GRAMMAR SCHOOL Engraved at his Expence is most respectfully Inscribed By his very obliged and most devoted faithful humble Servant John Brand.Hospitals Collection : Newcastle Local Studies Pictures Collection
Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : b102

Posted by Newcastle Libraries on 2009-11-09 23:40:12

Tagged: , Health and Welfare , Education , Culture , Hospitals , Place , Tyneside Life and Times , Newcastle upon Tyne

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