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No gruel, and Spode china: eating at the Foundling Hospital

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 16 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6154
  1. Birte Twisselmann, obituaries/editorials editor
  1. The BMJ
  1. btwisselmann{at}

A new exhibition in London considers a fundamental, yet little examined, aspect of life at the capital’s former Foundling Hospital: food.

“Feeding the 400” represents the multifaceted effect of food and eating regimens on children at the hospital …

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