WW1 silhouettes, wounded soldiers and medical care
Silhouettes of wounded soldiers and medical care during the First World War. From the top: stretcher bearers, a field ambulance, the casualty clearing station, a train taking men off to the base, a nursing sister bringing food and drink to a patient, a ship taking wounded men back home, and hospital in England with nurses and convalescent men.
© H L Oakley / Mary Evans
Cartoon, Augustus Harris, British actor and dramatist
Cartoon -- Mr Augustus Harris does a clean sweep! Augustus Harris (1852-1896) was a British actor, dramatist and impresario, manager of the Drury Lane Theatre, London, from 1879, where he co-wrote and produced many pantomimes. Seen here clearing the theatre of people demanding fees.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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South Middlesex Rifles clearing ground at Burlington House
Members of the South Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps at work by torchlight in the gardens of Burlington House, Piccadilly clearing the ground in preparation for the erection of their drill shed (see image number 11936377). Date: 1862
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