Fostering the Foundlings

The governors of the London Foundling Hospital recruited an external network of nurses to care for children. For many, the bonds established endured.

© London Metropolitan Archives / Bridgeman Images.
A Perspective View of the Foundling Hospital, engraving by Charles Grignion and Michael ‘Angelo’ Rooker after Samuel Wale, 1749 © London Metropolitan Archives / Bridgeman Images.

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