Psalms, hymns and anthems

Title page of Psalm book for children

For voice and piano; interlinear words.
Hymns set to music by Smith, Scott, Worgan or other unnamed composers.
Music engraved by Caulfield.
Entirely engraved; title page has coat of arms of the Foundling Hospital of London, England.

  • TitlePsalms, hymns and anthems : for the use of the children of the Hospital for the Maintenance of Exposed and Deserted Young Children.
  • Published[London : s.n., ca. 1770?]

Catalog Record 

74 770 P974

Acquired February 2018

Foundling Fields 1795 : payable on demand

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Obverse depicts in the circle the crest of a lamb holding in its mouth a sprig of thyme and the legend ‘Foundling Fields – 1795″. On the reverse side in the circle the initials JB (i.e., James Burton 1761-1837, builder and developer of much of the foundling hospital in the 1790s) and the legend ‘Payable on demand”.

1 token, copper, 3 cm diameter.

  • Title: Foundling Fields 1795 : payable on demand.
  • Created: [London : J. Burton, 1795]

Catalog Record

File 66 795 F771

Acquired January 2013