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A home for foundlings, Marthe Jocelyn

Label
A home for foundlings
Title
A home for foundlings
Statement of responsibility
Marthe Jocelyn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by a desire to learn about her grandfather's childhood in an English orphanage, the author tells the story of London's Foundling Hospital. Founded in 1739 by retired shipbuilder Thomas Coram, the "home for foundlings" took in babies whose desperate mothers might otherwise have abandoned them. Includes a glossary and timeline
Member of
Summary
Describes the hospital founded by Captain Coram to care for homeless children, and includes information about the daily lives of the foundlings and a timeline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
242735
Cataloging source
CaOONL
Dewey number
362.73/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV847.G8
LC item number
L75 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Lord museum book
Target audience
general
Label
A home for foundlings, Marthe Jocelyn
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published ... in collaboration with LORD Cultural Resources Planning & Management"--P. [4]
  • "Based on the Foundling Museum in London, England"--P. 120
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 113) and index
Contents
Castaway children -- Babies and bookkeeping -- Growing up at the Foundling -- Learning lessons -- Illness and other woes -- Apprenticeship and domestic service -- The later years
Control code
4134369
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Museum ed.
Extent
120 p.
Isbn
9780887767098
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2004110124
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56317905
  • (OCoLC)56317905
Label
A home for foundlings, Marthe Jocelyn
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Published ... in collaboration with LORD Cultural Resources Planning & Management"--P. [4]
  • "Based on the Foundling Museum in London, England"--P. 120
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 113) and index
Contents
Castaway children -- Babies and bookkeeping -- Growing up at the Foundling -- Learning lessons -- Illness and other woes -- Apprenticeship and domestic service -- The later years
Control code
4134369
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Museum ed.
Extent
120 p.
Isbn
9780887767098
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2004110124
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56317905
  • (OCoLC)56317905

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