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Tuberculosis Collection

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Shotley Bridge General Hospital, County Durham

Shotley Bridge General Hospital, County Durham
Aerial view of Shotley Bridge Hospital, County Durham. It was originally opened by the Gateshead Union in 1912 as a TB sanatorium (far right of picture)

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Highwood School, Brentwood, Essex

Highwood School, Brentwood, Essex
The administration block at Highwood (or High Wood) School, Brentwood, Essex. The school was opened by the Metropolitan Asylums Board in 1904 for the treatment of ophthalmia in children

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Highwood Hospital, Brentwood, Essex

Highwood Hospital, Brentwood, Essex
Aerial view of Highwood (or High Wood) Hospital, Brentwood, Essex, used for the care of children with tuberculosis. The site was originally opened by the Metropolitan Asylums Board in 1904 for

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Highwood Hospital, Brentwood, Essex

Highwood Hospital, Brentwood, Essex
Children with tuberculosis at Highwood (or High Wood) Hospital, Brentwood, Essex. Beds were placed on the balconies to provide sun and fresh air

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Virginia Poe

Virginia Poe
VIRGINIA POE wife of Edgar Allan Poe, died of tuberculosis at age 23, thus hastening her husbands insanity

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Tuberculosis Don t kiss me! : Your kiss of affection - the g

Tuberculosis Don t kiss me! : Your kiss of affection - the germ of infection. Poster about tuberculosis in children and methods of transmission, showing a child wearing a bib

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Tuberculosis Hospital, Middleton, Yorkshire

Tuberculosis Hospital, Middleton, Yorkshire
An aerial view of the Tuberculosis Hospital at Middleton, near Ilkley, in Yorkshire. Date: Date unknown

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Empire Hotel, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Empire Hotel, Lowestoft, Suffolk
The Empire Hotel at Lowestoft, Suffolk, opened in 1900. In 1921 it was acquired by the Metropolitan Asylums Board and reopened the following year as a hospital for tuberculosis patients

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Union Workhouse, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Union Workhouse, Bedale, North Yorkshire
The Bedale Union workhouse, erected in 1839 at South End, Bedale, North Yorkshire. Two ladies in large hats converse in the foreground

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Death Certificate 1943

Death Certificate 1943
Death certificate issued in 1943 for John Robert Sanderson.Cause of death was tuberculosis

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Tuberculosis Sufferer

Tuberculosis Sufferer
Diagram to show how tuberculosis manifests itself in the body of a young girl

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Tuberculosis Bacillus

Tuberculosis Bacillus
Bacillus of tuberculosis, discovered by Koch, 1884

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: The Downs Sanatorium, Belmont, Sutton

The Downs Sanatorium, Belmont, Sutton
A uniformed porter stands at the entrance to the Downs Sanatorium, at Belmont, near Sutton, Surrey. The former childrens institution was converted for use as a tuberculosis sanatorium in 1912

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Tsarevich of Russia sells daisies to aid TB patients

Tsarevich of Russia sells daisies to aid TB patients
In Livadia, Crimea, young Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904-1918) sells daisies for the benefit of tuberculosis patients. Date: circa 1912

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Artificial light and TB patients

Artificial light and TB patients
Doctors using artificial sunshine to help patients suffering from tuberculosis. This scene is at the Robroyston hospital in Glasgow. Date: 1925

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Joan Keats

Joan Keats
A portrait profile sketch of English romantic poet, John Keats, who died of tuberculosis at the mere age of 25. Date: circa 1922

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Papworth Colony - Model Cottages

Papworth Colony - Model Cottages
Model cottages at the Papworth Tuberculosis Colony, established in 1918 as the Cambridgeshire Tuberculosis Colony, following a campaign led by Elsbeth Dimsdale. Date: Date unknown

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Papworth Colony - Hospital Ward

Papworth Colony - Hospital Ward
A hospital ward at the Papworth Tuberculosis Colony, established in 1918 as the Cambridgeshire Tuberculosis Colony, following a campaign led by Elsbeth Dimsdale. Date: Date unknown

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Papworth Colony - Open Air Chalets

Papworth Colony - Open Air Chalets
Open air chalets at the Papworth Tuberculosis Colony, established in 1918 as the Cambridgeshire Tuberculosis Colony, following a campaign led by Elsbeth Dimsdale. Date: Date unknown

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: A nurse carrying out Balneotherapy - Millfield Home

A nurse carrying out Balneotherapy - Millfield Home
A nurse carrying out Balneotherapy - spraying with sea water - at the the Millfield Home for children with tuberculosis at Rustington, near Littlehampton, Sussex

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: FRANCISQUE CROTTE / 1901

FRANCISQUE CROTTE / 1901
Francisque Crotte demonstrates his machine for curing tuberculosis Date: 1901

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: TUBERCULOSIS CLINIC

TUBERCULOSIS CLINIC
Anti-tuberculosis dispensary at Nantes : street view, section of the interior, and plans of the lower and upper floors Date: 1906

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Switzerland - High Altitude Clinic of Dr Rollier at Le Sepey

Switzerland - High Altitude Clinic of Dr Rollier at Le Sepey
Switzerland - The Hazels - A High Altitude Clinic of Dr. Auguste Rollier (The Sun Doctor) at Le Sepey, Cergnat - specialising in Sunlight Cure for children with TB and respiratory conditions (see)

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: A tuberculosis patient being given a direct blood

A tuberculosis patient being given a direct blood transfusion from a goat, at Dr Simon Bernheims clinic. France, ca. 1891. Engraving

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Heswall Sanatorium, Cheshire

Heswall Sanatorium, Cheshire
Heswall Sanatorium or Childrens Hospital, located on the Wirral peninsula, then part of Cheshire. It was established in 1902 by Liverpool Parish, West Derby Union

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Pontsarn Sanatorium, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales

Pontsarn Sanatorium, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales
Pontsarn Sanatorium, in the parish of Vaynor, near Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales. The sanatorium was established in 1913 by the Merthyr Tydfil Union for the treatment of tuberculosis patients

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Royal Victoria Hospital Farm Colony, Polton, Scotland

Royal Victoria Hospital Farm Colony, Polton, Scotland
Patients plough the land and plant seed potatoes at the Farm Colony (founded in 1910) at The Royal Victoria Hospital, founded in 1894

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Robert Koch (1843-1910). Engraving. Colored

Robert Koch (1843-1910). Engraving. Colored
Robert Koch (1843-1910). German physician. Nobel Prize, 1905. Engraving in The Spanish and American Illustration, 1890. Colored

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Virchow (Spy)

Virchow (Spy)
RUDOLF VIRCHOW German pathologist associated with tuberculosis, rickets etc. : also an active politician who opposed Bismarcks policies Date: 1813 - 1902

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Sealyham House, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Sealyham House, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
View of Sealyham House or Mansion, a Georgian style country house near Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Princess Marys Hospital, Margate, Kent

Princess Marys Hospital, Margate, Kent
Entrance to the Princess Marys Hospital, Wilderness Road, Margate, Kent. The site, originally known as Eastcliff House, was acquired in 1898 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board as a seaside hospital

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Pinewood Sanatorium, Wokingham, Berkshire

Pinewood Sanatorium, Wokingham, Berkshire
Aerial view of the Pinewood Sanatorium at Bagshot Sands, near Wokingham, Berkshire, which was originally opened in 1898 as the London Open Air Sanatorium by the National Association for

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Colindale Hospital, Hendon, North London

Colindale Hospital, Hendon, North London
Aerial view of Colindale Hospital, Hendon, North London. The hospital was originally the Central London District Sick Asylum

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: St Lukes Hospital, Lowestoft, Suffolk

St Lukes Hospital, Lowestoft, Suffolk
St Lukes Hospital at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Formerly the Empire Hotel, the building was acquired in 1921 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Dental Room, Tuberculosis Institute, Durham St, Belfast

Dental Room, Tuberculosis Institute, Durham St, Belfast - an interior view of a dental practice, including Dental chair and basin. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast)

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: KOCH, Robert

KOCH, Robert (Clausthal, near Hanover, 1843-Baden-Baden, 1910). German doctor. In 1882 discovered the bacillus of tuberculosis, known as Kochs bacillus and tuberculin. Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1905

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Chelsea Consumption Hospital

Chelsea Consumption Hospital - Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest (Chelsea). Date: 1846

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: TB Band

TB Band, England. Tuberculosis Patients Date: 1920s

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Two men outside Hotel Grey D Albion, Cannes

Two men outside Hotel Grey D Albion, Cannes, which is still in business today. On the right is Ernest Battersby, the photographer

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Two men on Cannes seafront

Two men on Cannes seafront
Two men on the seafront at Cannes. On the right is Ernest Battersby, the photographer, who spent time in Southern France as he suffered from tuberculosis towards the end of his life

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: KOCH, Robert (1843-1910). German physician, discoverer

KOCH, Robert (1843-1910). German physician, discoverer of the tuberculin. Nobel Prize in 1905. Engraving

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Queen Mary at Cambridgeshire Tuberculosis Colony

Queen Mary at Cambridgeshire Tuberculosis Colony
Queen Mary was indefatigable in visits she paid to hospitals and convalescent homes during World War One. Photographed here at Cambridgeshire Tuberculosis Colony at Papworth. During WWI

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Philip Rose

Philip Rose
Sir Philip Rose, 1st Baronet (1816 1883) was the son of William Rose, an Assistant Surgeon in the British Indian Army. Caption: Lord Beaconsfields friend. Date: 1881

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Dagshai Hill Bazar - India

Dagshai Hill Bazar - India
Dagshai Hill Bazar, India - Built by the British as a sanatorium for TB patients in Himachal Pradesh State, Solan District

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Heswall Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Liverpool

Heswall Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Liverpool
Heswall Sanatorium, jointly established in 1902 by Liverpool Parish, West Derby Union, and Toxteth Park Township for the treatment of children with phthisis - pulmonary tuberculosis

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Il faut vaincre la tuberculose comme le plus malfaisant des

Il faut vaincre la tuberculose comme le plus malfaisant des reptiles. A hand squeezing the throat of a snake. The snake is dripping venom. Date 1918

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Good grades and good health go together City of Chicago Muni

Good grades and good health go together City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium :PGet your test now. City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium poster promoting tuberculosis testing

Background imageTuberculosis Collection: Take part in Americas crusade against tuberculosis Cook Cou

Take part in Americas crusade against tuberculosis Cook County Public Health Unit. Poster showing staff with wreath design. Date 1940



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