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Sherburn Hospital, almsman porter

Sherburn Hospital, almsman porter

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.64

Length: 144

Width: 222

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

Sherburn Hospital was established in the 12th century as a charitable hospital for the poor and chronically ill. Here Grimm shows an almsman porter in his official uniform holding a large staff.

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