The Foundling Hospital

I don’t go to the Foundling Hospital as often as I ought to.   I was invited to a so-called VIP evening, but after the third person asked me who I was and what I was doing there, I thought that perhaps I had been invited in error.   Anyway, it enabled me to revisit the Court Room, which is more or less all that survives of the original Jacobsen building and to see and admire the wonderful terracotta bust of Handel by Roubiliac, done in preparation for his full-length statue in Vauxhall Gardens:



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