Boer War: patients outside a military hospital gargling with antiseptic while being watched by three nurses. Halftone, c.1900, after F. de Haenen.

  • Haenen, F. de (Frédéric de), 1853-1928.
Date:
1900
Reference:
23529i
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1900

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1 print : halftone ; image 22.5 x 31 cm

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Hospital scenes in South Africa: the morning gargle ... drawn by F. de Haenen from a photograph by a British officer Lettering continues: "convalescent fever patients are made to gargle every morning with an antiseptic. it is a nasty business, but the soldiers always obey orders, whether they be those of a superior officer or of the doctor"

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Wellcome Collection 23529i

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