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Background imagePatient Collection: Golfing cartoon

Golfing cartoon
A sequential cartoon showing a patient caddy accompanyinig a tenacious golfer as he tackles a wide variety of clubs and greens

Background imagePatient Collection: Charcot & Asylum Patient

Charcot & Asylum Patient
UNE LECON CLINIQUE A LA SALPETRIERE J M Charcot demonstrates the symptoms of hysteria with a patient under hypnosis

Background imagePatient Collection: WW1 silhouettes, wounded soldiers and medical care

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

Background imagePatient Collection: Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale
In Scutari, Florence Nightingale attends to a patient

Background imagePatient Collection: Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth

Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth. late 19th century

Background imagePatient Collection: Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex

Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex
Part of Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, Essex. Several patients can be see in beds on the open balconies. The hospital was opened in 1903 by the West Ham Union for the sick poor in the area

Background imagePatient Collection: Cause & Effect - dentist cartoon by H. M. Bateman

Cause & Effect - dentist cartoon by H. M. Bateman
Cause and Effect - or, how two moods can change places. A dental patient enters a surgery clearly terrified at what lies ahead of him, but such is his struggle

Background imagePatient Collection: Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex

Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex
Entrance to Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, Essex. Several patients can be see in beds on the open balconies. The hospital was opened in 1903 by the West Ham Union for the sick poor in the area

Background imagePatient Collection: Nurses Watch Surgery

Nurses Watch Surgery
Nurses watch a surgical demonstration from a balcony

Background imagePatient Collection: MAB First Ambulance Interior

MAB First Ambulance Interior
Interior of one of the first ambulances to be operated by Londons Metropolitan Asylums Board in the 1880s for transporting fever and smallpox patients to and from the Boards hospitals

Background imagePatient Collection: Female Medical Students

Female Medical Students
Under the watchful eye of the House Physician, a group of female medical students, trainee doctors, examine a patient at the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London

Background imagePatient Collection: Roentgen X-Rays Patient

Roentgen X-Rays Patient
William Konrad Roentgen examines a patient. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1901 for his discovery in 1895 of what was to be called the x-ray

Background imagePatient Collection: Horace Wells / Anaesthetic

Horace Wells / Anaesthetic
Horace Wells attempts his first anaesthetised operation in front of a public gallery, but does not administer enough gas & the patient cries out; the crowd jeers him

Background imagePatient Collection: Valentine Greatrakes

Valentine Greatrakes
Irish healer who, after a dream in 1662, discovered that he could heal many ailments simply by passing his hands and stroking the patient

Background imagePatient Collection: Castration 17th Century

Castration 17th Century
A fearful patient is restrained on a low couch and castrated

Background imagePatient Collection: Doctor operating on a patient in the operating room

Doctor operating on a patient in the operating room in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital, New York City, USA Date: 1901

Background imagePatient Collection: LAWYERS BORED

LAWYERS BORED
A sketch in the Law Courts, showing the patient and respectful attention of the Counsel for the Plaintiff during the speech of Counsel for Defendant Date: circa 1893

Background imagePatient Collection: Hospital carriage, Bura, Kenya, East Africa, WW1

Hospital carriage, Bura, Kenya, East Africa, WW1
Hospital carriage on the Uganda railway for patient transport, at Bura, Kenya, East Africa. 1916

Background imagePatient Collection: Woman patient, St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London

Woman patient, St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London
LFB Special Services trying to help a woman patient at St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London, on 15 April 1959. She has climbed out of a ward window at fifth floor level

Background imagePatient Collection: Sister and patient, Convalescent Police Seaside Home, Hove

Sister and patient, Convalescent Police Seaside Home, Hove
A nursing sister and her patient in the surgery of the Convalescent Police Seaside Home at 205 Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex

Background imagePatient Collection: Our Soldiers: how they are Made and Mended

Our Soldiers: how they are Made and Mended
A series of intricate images by silhouette artist, H. L. Oakley showing scenes on the Western Front in a mounted regiment followed by the transportation of an injured officer to hospital

Background imagePatient Collection: Four patients at the Medical Centre, Hendon

Four patients at the Medical Centre, Hendon
Scene at the Metropolitan Police Medical Centre, Hendon, north west London, showing four patients in dressing gowns and pyjamas chatting in a hospital ward

Background imagePatient Collection: Jealousy by H. M. Bateman

Jealousy by H. M. Bateman
A dental patient sits prone in a the dentists chair with his mouth wide open while his dentist is momentarily distracted by the sight of workmen with much bigger drills across the road

Background imagePatient Collection: Barber-Surgeon at Work

Barber-Surgeon at Work
A barber-surgeon treating a patient

Background imagePatient Collection: Rene-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec, French physician

Rene-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec, French physician
Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec, French physician, inventor of the stethoscope in 1816 at the Hopital Necker in Paris, where he was working at the time. Seen here using a stethoscope on a patient

Background imagePatient Collection: Large operating room, Dental School, Paris, France 1885

Large operating room, Dental School, Paris, France 1885
Large operating room at the Dental School, Odontotechnical Institute, Paris, France. Date: 1885

Background imagePatient Collection: Jesus meets a patient cured by him and says: now you are h

Jesus meets a patient cured by him and says: now you are healed and sin no more. Miniature. Codex Predis. Quattrocento Renaissance (XV century). Royal Library. Turin. Italy

Background imagePatient Collection: Do you want some? By H. M. Bateman

Do you want some? By H. M. Bateman
" Do you want some? Innoculating a pessimist with Merry Christmas bacilli." This cartoon mentions the recent discovery of Reading Bacillus by Leonard Joyce as a new way of healing wounds

Background imagePatient Collection: A Doctor Bleeding a Patient

A Doctor Bleeding a Patient. Unknown 19th century

Background imagePatient Collection: Chinese Doctor / Ca 1915

Chinese Doctor / Ca 1915
A Chinese doctor feels the pulse of an aristocratic patient with exceedingly long finger nails

Background imagePatient Collection: Surgery. Ausculation and examination of patient

Surgery. Ausculation and examination of patient. Illustration from 13th century. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. ITALY. Venice. Biblioteca nazionale marciana (St. Marks Library)

Background imagePatient Collection: Perfuming probable prizewinners: dog show perfume, 1911

Perfuming probable prizewinners: dog show perfume, 1911
A patient Pomeranian stands on a folding chair while being squirted with perfume at the Ealing and District Canine Society dog show. Date: 1911

Background imagePatient Collection: Two bearers and patient (2 of 2)

Two bearers and patient (2 of 2)
Method of lifting a patient onto a stretcher, with two bearers. (2 of 2)

Background imagePatient Collection: 16Thc Dentist

16Thc Dentist
A barber surgeon treats a patient in the open air

Background imagePatient Collection: Bleeding a Patient

Bleeding a Patient
A doctor bleeds his patient, widely supposed to be the answer to almost every malady of body or mind

Background imagePatient Collection: Treating the Spine (1)

Treating the Spine (1)
Armchair designed to correct deformities of the spine : the patient can get on with her reading while treatment is in progress

Background imagePatient Collection: Bedlam Patient Nicholson

Bedlam Patient Nicholson
ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT on KING GEORGE III Mrs Margaret Nicholson who, after stabbing attempt, was sent to Bedlam for life

Background imagePatient Collection: Comic postcard, Doctor, nurse and patient - rising temperature Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Doctor, nurse and patient - rising temperature Date: 20th century

Background imagePatient Collection: Dr Jean-Martin Charcot, Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Paris

Dr Jean-Martin Charcot, Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Paris
The neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot in a consulting room of the mental hospital Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital in Paris. Patients wait for treatment with an electric current. Date: 1885

Background imagePatient Collection: Advert for John Carters invalid chairs 1884

Advert for John Carters invalid chairs 1884
Selection of invalid and students chairs, including holding a book or writing at a desk, lamp in any position over an easy chair

Background imagePatient Collection: A Bedouin shepherd in Syria sitting sideways on donkey

A Bedouin shepherd in Syria sitting sideways on donkey
Bedouin shepherd in Syria sitting sideways on donkey to take a rest. He is surrounded by sheep Date: 2005

Background imagePatient Collection: Old man on hospital bed, Jaipur

Old man on hospital bed, Jaipur
An old man squats on his bed and snoozes in a hospital in Jaipur, India Date: 1987

Background imagePatient Collection: Doctor doing a thoracic and abdominal recognition of a patie

Doctor doing a thoracic and abdominal recognition of a patie
History of medicine. Doctor doing a thoracic and abdominal recognition of a patient. Miniature. Anatomy treaty. 14th century

Background imagePatient Collection: Cute Puppies: Don'T Disturb The Patient

Cute Puppies: Don'T Disturb The Patient

Background imagePatient Collection: St John's Ambulance Vehicle and Stretcher

St John's Ambulance Vehicle and Stretcher. Top: vehicle in use, bottom: stretcher removed from the vehicle. Date: 1888

Background imagePatient Collection: Hallucinations - patient and spectre

Hallucinations - patient and spectre
Hallucinations and Delusions, a patient imagines himself haunted continually by a spectre. Date: 1888

Background imagePatient Collection: Patients at Villejuif and Earlswood Asylums

Patients at Villejuif and Earlswood Asylums
Photographs of artworks by patients at Villejuif and Earlswood Asylums, including a portrait, a seascape, cityscape, sculptures of people and carved ships

Background imagePatient Collection: Afternoon on Deck, Lady Jane

Afternoon on Deck, Lady Jane
Patients and Doctors relax in the afternoon sun on deck of the Lady Jane. The patients are sent on a voyage in search of health, looking for someone who can treat their ailments. Date: 1885



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