Orphanages

Buildings that house facilities for the housing and care of orphans, who are children whose parents are either dead or otherwise unable to care for their child.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3037
Names
orphanages
orphanage
children's homes
children's hostels
foundling hospitals
orphan asylums
weeshuizen Dutch
weeshuis Dutch
orfanatorios Spanish
orfanatorio Spanish
asilo de huérfanos Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006769. The J. Paul Getty Trust.