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Matron Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 71 pictures in our Matron collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire Featured Print

Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire

A view of the Thame Union workhouse from one of its internal yards with the workhouse chapel in the background. Posed for the photographer are what appear to be the workhouse master (standing, right), the matron (seated, centre), and two female staff in nurse's uniform (seated). The other standing figures may be members of the master's family. The workhouse, built in 1836 to a design by George Wilkinson, later became Rycotewood College

© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection

A Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital Featured Print

A Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital

A Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital. This ward was located in the Drawing Room of Quex House. Originally built as a small ballroom in 1883, this room had been redecorated and fitted with carved panels of Kashmir walnut surrounding textile decorated with embroideries from Chinese robes. The light fittings had walnut and beaten copper backs. These material were specially ordered from craftsmen in Kashmir. The hospital staff in the photograph are (left to right) Dr Harry Worthington, Medical Officer; Mary Holmes, Matron; Fanny Watson, VAD Nurse. Dr Worthington is attending to a patient/s wound. The photograph was one of a number commissioned by Major Powell-Cotton from AH Siminson, photographer of St Lawrence, Ramsgate. It bears his embossing stamp in the bottom right corner. 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 of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: 1917

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

Maurice the Brave, Elector of Saxony (1521-1553) Featured Print

Maurice the Brave, Elector of Saxony (1521-1553)

Maurice the Brave, Elector of Saxony (1521-1553), in ermine-lined scarlet robes and hat.. Carrying a sword with the double eagle of Austria on its hilt. Handcolored illustration by E. Lechevallier-Chevignard, lithographed by A. Didier, L. Flameng, F. Laguillermie, from Georges Duplessis's Costumes historiques des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siecles (Historical costumes of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries), Paris 1867

© Florilegius / Mary Evans