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Background imageSick 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 imageSick Collection: West Ham Infirmary, Whipps Cross, Essex

West Ham Infirmary, Whipps Cross, Essex
West Ham Infirmary, Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, Essex, viewed across a small lake. The infirmary, better known as Whipps Cross Hospital

Background imageSick 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 imageSick Collection: Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland

Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland
Stobhill Hospital was erected in 1903-4 at Springburn, Glasgow, by the citys poor law authority. It provided around 2000 beds for the infirm and chronically sick poor, and for children

Background imageSick Collection: St Lawrences Hospital, Caterham, Surrey

St Lawrences Hospital, Caterham, Surrey
Aerial view of St Lawrences Hospital at Caterham in Surrey, originally opened in 1870 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board as an imbeciles asylum for Londons sick poor suffering from mental conditions

Background imageSick Collection: South Eastern Fever Hospital, New Cross, London

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

Background imageSick Collection: P. D. S. A. AMBULANCE

P. D. S. A. AMBULANCE
The Small Animal Ambulance of the Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals (P.D.S.A.) arrives outside the Sanitorium in Ilford, Essex, England

Background imageSick Collection: Hospital / Gt Ormond St

Hospital / Gt Ormond St
Hospital for sick children, GT Ormond St

Background imageSick Collection: Advertisement for Bovril

Advertisement for Bovril - nurses must use Bovril in place of beef tea as it is infinitely more nourishing. Date: late 19th century

Background imageSick Collection: Sanitas disinfecting fluid advertisement, WW1

Sanitas disinfecting fluid advertisement, WW1
Advertisement for The Sanitas Co. Ltd and Sanitas Disinfecting Fluid, indispensible in sick room and nursing wards for sponging the sick, washing wounds and sores

Background imageSick Collection: Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow

Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow
An aerial view of Stobhill Hospital, erected in 1903-4 at Springburn, Glasgow, by the citys poor law authority. It provided around 2000 beds for the infirm and chronic sick poor, and for children

Background imageSick Collection: Western Ambulance Station, Seagrave Road, Fulham

Western Ambulance Station, Seagrave Road, Fulham
Entrance to the ambulance station at the Western Fever Hospital on Seagrave Road, Fulham. Opened in 1877, it was the fourth such hospital to be erected by the Metropolitan Asylums Board which in 1869

Background imageSick Collection: The Passenger Who Dared to Feel Sea-Sick on the Queen Mary

The Passenger Who Dared to Feel Sea-Sick on the Queen Mary
Humorous illustration by H.M. Bateman showing a passenger, green at the gills with sea sickness being observed by his unsympathetic passengers on the Queen Mary ocean liner

Background imageSick Collection: Nightingale / Scutari / Ward

Nightingale / Scutari / Ward
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE At Scutari in the Crimea, checking on patients during the night

Background imageSick Collection: Christmas scene at the Evelina Childrens Hospital

Christmas scene at the Evelina Childrens Hospital
Christmas comes but once a year -- a scene at the Evelina Childrens Hospital, founded in Southwark, London, in 1869. A sick little girl is visited by her mother and younger sister

Background imageSick Collection: Comic postcard, Outside the builders merchants

Comic postcard, Outside the builders merchants - man with bucket and toilet seat Date: 20th century

Background imageSick Collection: Caterham Asylum, Surrey

Caterham Asylum, Surrey
Charity collectors at the gates of Caterham Imbeciles Asylum. Behind are the barred windows of a ward block. Like its twin at Leavesden

Background imageSick Collection: Caterham Asylum. Surrey - Disabled Childrens Ward

Caterham Asylum. Surrey - Disabled Childrens Ward
A disabled childrens ward at Caterham Imbeciles Asylum. Like its twin at Leavesden, the asylum was established in 1870 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board for Londons sick poor with mental conditions

Background imageSick Collection: Caterham Asylum, Surrey - Childrens Training Centre

Caterham Asylum, Surrey - Childrens Training Centre
The childrens training centre at Caterham Imbeciles Asylum. Like its twin at Leavesden, the asylum was established in 1870 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board for Londons sick poor with mental

Background imageSick Collection: Caterham Asylum, Surrey - Carpentry Class

Caterham Asylum, Surrey - Carpentry Class
A carpentry class for inmates of Caterham Imbeciles Asylum. Like its twin at Leavesden, the asylum was established in 1870 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board for Londons sick poor with mental

Background imageSick Collection: Mothersills Seasick Remedy

Mothersills Seasick Remedy
Advertisement for Mothersills Seasick Remedy - recommended to stop train sickness. 1930

Background imageSick Collection: Churchill taken ill, 1932

Churchill taken ill, 1932
Winston Churchill (1874-1965), English politician, having a cheeky puff on his cigar whilst being stretchered from his London flat to a West End nursing home via ambulance

Background imageSick Collection: St Camillo De Lellis

St Camillo De Lellis
SAINT CAMILLO DE LELLIS Patron saint of the sick

Background imageSick Collection: North Berwick Witches

North Berwick Witches
The witches of North Berwick make cattle sick, set fire to churches and generally make themselves unpopular

Background imageSick Collection: Biblical Tales by John Lawson, Jesus and Girl

Biblical Tales by John Lawson, Jesus and Girl
Biblical Tales by John Lawson, Jesus healing the Rich Mans Liittle Daughter

Background imageSick Collection: Caterham Asylum, Surrey

Caterham Asylum, Surrey
Aerial view of the Asylum for Imbeciles opened in 1870 at Caterham in Surrey. The Asylum, with its twin at Leavesden, was established by the Metropolitan Asylums Board to provide care for Londons

Background imageSick Collection: An incubator nursery

An incubator nursery
Nurses attending to sick babies kept alive in a ward of incubators. The incubators pictured are from a design by Paul Altmann and distributed by Messrs Coney and Schenkhein

Background imageSick Collection: Joanna of Castile / Mad

Joanna of Castile / Mad
Joanna of Castile and Leon, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, has her insanity aggravated by the death of her husband, Philip I, archduke of Austria, king of Castile 1506

Background imageSick Collection: Boy in Bed with Soldiers

Boy in Bed with Soldiers
The Land of the Counterpane: " When I was sick & lay a-bed, I had two pillows at my head, & all my toys beside me lay, To keep me happy all the day."

Background imageSick Collection: Advertising / Food / Pasta

Advertising / Food / Pasta
Gaby Pastina Gelatinosa may sound disgusting, it may look disgusting, but its frightfully good for the young, the old, the sick and the feeble

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

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

Background imageSick Collection: Comic postcard, Sea sickness in a rowing boat Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Sea sickness in a rowing boat Date: 20th century

Background imageSick 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 imageSick Collection: Sick Visiting

Sick Visiting - Illustration of a scene depicting a lady at the bedside of a sick elderly woman, with the nurse in attendance. Artist: Anon. Date: 1924

Background imageSick Collection: Advert, Carter's Little Liver Pills

Advert, Carter's Little Liver Pills for Constipation, Biliousness, Sick Headache Date: circa 1900

Background imageSick Collection: John of Austria (1547-1578). Spanish military

John of Austria (1547-1578). Spanish military. illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Presentation of John of Austria to Emperor Charles V at Yuste

Background imageSick Collection: Charles II, called the Bewitched (1661-1700). King of Spain

Charles II, called the Bewitched (1661-1700). King of Spain (1665-1700). It was believed that the king was under the influence of an evil spell

Background imageSick Collection: Saint Elizabeth of Portugal healing a sick woman, circa 1799

Saint Elizabeth of Portugal healing a sick woman, circa 1799
Saint Elizabeth of Portugal (1271-1336). Queen of Portugal. Saint Elizabeth of Portugal healing a sick woman, circa 1799. By Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828). Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid

Background imageSick Collection: WW2 Scouts And Guides

WW2 Scouts And Guides
This illustration portrays a British WW2 boy scout and girl guide, these young people helped Britain in the war effort performing roles including hospital assistance, making ration bags

Background imageSick Collection: Pigs dancing before King Louis XI of France during his illne

Pigs dancing before King Louis XI of France during his illness Date: circa 1480s

Background imageSick Collection: Invalids at the Grotto of the Apparition, Lourdes, France

Invalids at the Grotto of the Apparition, Lourdes, France Date: 1897

Background imageSick Collection: Peoples dispensary for sick animals of the poor

Peoples dispensary for sick animals of the poor, established for the sick pets for the poor parts of London. Caravan was fitted with a miniature hospital within

Background imageSick Collection: Ritual (Fragment)

Ritual (Fragment)
Fragment of a bifolium, probably from a ritual book or Rituale Romanum, parchment. Main body text in black ink in a Caroline minuscule with red capitals and rubrics

Background imageSick Collection: United States of America. Pennsylvania Hospital

United States of America. Pennsylvania Hospital. Philadelphia. Founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond. It became one of the leading public hospitals in the country. Engraving

Background imageSick Collection: A touching scene in a charitable institution, showing a portrait plaque of Queen Alexandra

A touching scene in a charitable institution, showing a portrait plaque of Queen Alexandra (Queen-Mother at the time) on the wall of a children's ward in the Alexandra Hospital

Background imageSick Collection: Lewis Carroll Cot in Great Ormond Street Hospital 1900

Lewis Carroll Cot in Great Ormond Street Hospital 1900
In memory of the author of Alice in Wonderland, ? Lewis Carroll cot at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London

Background imageSick Collection: Posada, The Plague, Mexico

Posada, The Plague, Mexico
The Plague, Mexico. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageSick Collection: Resurrection of Jairus daughter. Engraving by Rusing. Color

Resurrection of Jairus daughter. Engraving by Rusing. Color
New Testament. Resurrection of Jairus daughter. Engraving by Rusing Artistic illustration, 1886. Colored



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