Lady Strangford's Hospital

Made:
1882-12 in Cairo
maker:
Unknown

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'Lady Strangford's Hospital...', 1882 A photograph of wounded soldiers receiving treatment in hospital, taken by an unknown photographer in December 1882
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A photograph entitled 'Lady Strangford's Hospital', taken by an unknown photographer in December 1882. The photograph shows wounded soldiers receiving treatment in hospital. The full title of the photograph is 'Lady Strangford's Hospital in Arab's House - Cairo - Dr Liviking. Egyptians wounded at Tel-el-Kebir.'

A photograph entitled 'Lady Strangford's Hospital', taken by an unknown photographer in December 1882.

The photograph shows wounded soldiers receiving treatment in hospital. Lady Emily Anne Strangford, widow of the 8th Viscount Strangford, was a philanthropist, author and nursing reformer. The full title of the photograph is 'Lady Strangford's Hospital in Arab's House - Cairo - Dr Liviking. Egyptians wounded at Tel-el-Kebir.'

The photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Algiers Egypt &c 1882-3' which was assembled by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885). It contains a mixture of photographs of North African tourist subjects and views of battlefields in Egypt.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1995-5001/7/13
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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