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Dr. Robert Bolton home movies. Compilation 2, Medical.

  • Bolton, R. H.
  • Videos

About this work


One of a series of compilations of amateur footage taken by Dr. Bolton in the 1930s when he was at the Peckham Pioneer Health Centre, London. The notes are a combination of the, sometimes undecipherable, handwritten boxes and the WFSA who viewed the material with Dr Bolton's widow. This compilation features duplicate footage from Medical Compilatiopn 1; a patient (name on box) . Neg. labelled 'muscular dystrophy'; children being examined by nurse & walking,climbing over obstacles, Indecipherable patient name arthrodesed hip; CUs legs and feet of children walking, Lees Neg. labelled 'X-ray' 15ft & 'Red Cross' 20ft, print titled 'Balneology by J. M. Lees and R. H. Bolton' - treatment with water. Film of baths/sinks filling, INT public bath or possibly hospital bath, man bathing. Minnitt Apparatus Applied to Conservative Dental Surgery.


England, ©1935-36.

Physical description

1 videocassette (DIGIBETA) (07:10 mins) : silent, black and white, PAL
1 DVD (07:10 mins) : silent, black and white, PAL.



In 2010, these reels 1, 5, 6 and 34 were made into compilations for conservation reasons.

Creator/production credits

Dr Robert Bolton.

Copyright note

Wellcome Trust 2014



  • English

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