M0003619: Greenwich palance and Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital

2 October 1933
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Previous title, replaced May 2020: Dread N Ought


Photograph of a print publication of two images. The top image shows a view of old Greenwich Palace in the background, given as a hospital for old sailors, and showing Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital to the right in Greenwich, London. Dreadnought was used as a first hospital ship for infectious diseases with an ambulance boat alongside. The bottom image is a photograph of the gateway of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, with a statue of its founder, King Henry VIII.


2 October 1933

Physical description

2 photographs on 1 plate glass plate negative; 12 x 16 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2021.

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