Union Workhouse and Infirmary, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
The Dewsbury Union workhouse on Heald's Road at Staincliffe, West Yorkshire, during its First World War occupation as a military hospital. The workhouse porter and uniformed army officers stand at the gate. The workhouse opened in around 1856, with a large infirmary (left of picture) added in 1895. The site later became Staincliffe Hospital and then Dewsbury and District Hospital.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
Monolithic stele from Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
Impressive monolithic stele from Tiwanaku (sometimes Tiahuanaco or Tiahuanacu) - a important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing as the ritual and administrative capital of a major state power for approximately five hundred years. On display in La Paz Date: circa 1940s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
King Charless Porter and Dwarf
A bas relief over the entrance to Bulls Head Court preserves the memory og a giant and a very small dwarf. The effigies represent William Evans a Welsh porter over 2 metres in height and Geoffrey Hudson, a dwarf immortalised by Sir Walter Scott in Peveril of the Peak.
© Mary Evans / Peter & Dawn Cope Collection Mary Evans / Peter & Dawn Cope Collection
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