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St George's Hospital, Hyde Park Corner, London

© the estate of Edward Bawden. Photo credit: St George's Hospital

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From 1732 to the early 1980s St George's Hospital was located at Hyde Park Corner. This view of its prestigious buildings was commissioned from Edward Bawden to display in the Hospital's new premises at Tooting. It has hung in the main entrance at Tooting ever since. The painting technique is interesting, the white ground acts as a colour and the shapes of the buildings were blocked out with a palette knife.

St George's Hospital





oil & paper collage on five panels


H 225 x W 455 cm

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presented by St George's Hospital Special Trustees, 1977

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St George's Hospital

Blackshaw Road, London, Greater London SW17 0QT England

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