Convalescence and nursing homes ephemera. Box 1.

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About this work


Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes: Barmforth comic postcard (1947), the Abbeyfield Society, Alf. Evans Convalescent Home (Hazelhurst, Bexhill-on-Sea), All Saints' Convalescent Hospital for Adults and the Hospital for Children (Eastbourne), British Home & Hospital for Incurables (Streatham, 1925), Buckingham Nursing Home (1896), Carlton House (Pinner), Clinic & Nursing Home Ltd. shares (Lloyds Bank, 1938), Convalescent Home (Lowestoft : a postcard that was sent out in World War 1 in May 1916 to say that the convalescent home was closed due to bombing by the German fleet), Convalescent Hospital (Woodcote Park, Epsom : postcard), Gate Helmsley Retreat (6 miles from York), owned by James Martin for "persons of both sexes afflicted with disorders of the mind" (ca.1840), Herne Bay Railway Men's Convalescent Home (postcard : 1914), St. Anne's Home (Herne bay : postcard : 1906) Invalids walk, Bournemouth (postcard, 1910), Invalid's Walk, Bournemouth (postcard, 1905),King's Knoll Holiday Home (for the disabled and elderly), Leonard Cheshire Foundation, Metropolitan Convalescent Institution (1926, Bexhill-on-Sea), Mrs. Gould's Residential Advisory Centre for the Elderly ('Grace': Cobham, Surrey), Park Abbey (Warlingham, Surrey), Queen Mary's Convalescent Auxiliary Hospitals (Roehampton : for sailors and soldiers who have lost their limbs in the war), Queen Victoria Jubilee Convalescent Home (Durdham Down, Bristol : 1927), Rosemary Convalescent Home (1927, Herne Bay), St. Luke's Nursing Home (Sheffield), Sheffield Convalescent Home (Botley), Surrey Convalescent Home for Men (Victory ward postcard)Ticehurst House, Fit for work service (Kensington & Chelsea, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, 2012), Tonics (Bamforth postcard, 1947).

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1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


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