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VAD Hospital stores, Quex House Featured Print

VAD Hospital stores, Quex House

The Billiard Room of Quex House was used as the Hospital Stores during the War. Two VAD nurses are seated either side of a table. One is sewing, the other is writing. The Billiard Table can be seen in the foreground, also part of the light fitting hanging above it. Boxes piled up on the right include one with the instruction Do not drop or contents will be broken'. The side of another box is being used as a noticeboard. By the window can be seen an army pack with a label. Patients handed in all their kit on admission, except their regimental cap and personal items they needed. The uniform was cleaned and repaired and returned on the patient's discharge. Patients were issued with hospital blues a uniform of blue serge jacket and trousers, white shirt and red tie. There was a lot of paperwork in a VAD hospital - returns, reports, records, orders, payments were all required. The bureaucracy increased after 1917 when food rationing came in. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Major Powell-Cotton was the VAD Transport Officer for the Isle of Thanet area, responsible for organising the transport of patients from the stations to the local hospitals. Date: circa 1916

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Buffy-tufted marmoset, Callithrix aurita (vulnerable) Featured Print

Buffy-tufted marmoset, Callithrix aurita (vulnerable)

Buffy-tufted marmoset, Callithrix aurita (vulnerable), and red-handed tamarin, Saguinus midas. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuvier's Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals, Paris, France, 1816. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History

© Florilegius / Mary Evans

Englands test match victory: Verity and Bowes Featured Print

Englands test match victory: Verity and Bowes

The hero of England's victorious match: Verity(right), the Yorkshire slow left handed bowler, who took 15 wickets for 104, with Bowes, who took 4 wickets. England beat Australia in the Second Test Match at Lord's on 25th June 1934 by an innings and 38 runs, despite heavy weekend rains affecting the pitch

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans