South Eastern Fever Hospital, New Cross, London
The South Eastern Fever Hospital was opened in 1877 on Avonley Road at New Cross, near Deptford in south east London. It was the fifth such hospital to be erected by the Metropolitan Asylums Board which in 1869 became responsible for certain classes of the sick poor in metropolitan London. The site later became New Cross General Hospital, then New Cross Hospital.
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Entrance to Luna Park in Heliopolis, Cairo
Entrance to Luna Park in Heliopolis, a suburb north-east of central Cairo. The Cairo Luna Park was an amusement park opened to the public in 1911 and a popular tourist attraction. During World War I it was converted to an auxiliary hospital for the Australian army and ultimately closed down in 1916. Date: circa 1916
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Easter. Jesus went to the pool of Bethesda (Jerusalem) where
Easter. Jesus went to the pool of Bethesda (Jerusalem) where there were many sick. An angel stirred the water and the first to be launched, was healing. Codex of Predis (1476). Royal Library. Turin. Italy.
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