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Album of photographs of the Retreat

Date
Late 19th - early 20th century
Reference
RET 1/8/9/14
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1: Retreat exterior front c 1880: c1880: 1 photograph
2: Exterior of north west wing (at front of Retreat), c 1880: c1880: 1 photograph
3: Ladies Terrace, showing garden shelter: late 19th century: 1 photograph
4: Gentlemen’s Lodge exterior, viewed from the field, with cricket match in progress: late 19th century: 1 photograph
5: Front of the Retreat showing the old Medical Superintendent’s house at the north west corner of the building: late 19th century: 1 photograph
6: Front of the Retreat showing garden and gable of Entrance Lodge and the old Medical Superintendent’s house: late 19th century: 1 photograph
7: ‘Reading Room’ in Ladies’ Gallery at north west side of Retreat building: late 19th century: 1 photograph
8: Nurses’ Home, built 1897-9: c 1900: 1 photograph
9: Nurses Home viewed from the front of the Retreat: the photograph shows Dr Pierce, his son Edmund Pierce, and the Matron: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
10: Nurses’ Home from Park Field: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
11: Ladies’ Terrace showing garden and garden shelter: 1890s - 1900s: 1 photograph
12: East Villa exterior: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
13: Retreat Entrance Lodge seen from the corner of the Medical Superintendent’s house: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
14: Retreat exterior front showing shrubs in front of building: 1890s - 1900s: 1 photograph
15: West Villa exterior: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
16: West Villa from gardens at the side: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
17: Looking out onto Gentlemen’s Lodge terrace and gardens beyond from front of Gentlemen’s Lodge: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
18: Cricket field, match in progress: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
19: Retreat rear garden showing tree in course of felling, showing three layers of tree roots: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
20: Interior of 4th Gallery: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
21: 3rd Gallery courtyard: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
22: Another view of 3rd Gallery courtyard, at a later date: c1900: 1 photograph
23: 4th Gallery sitting room: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
24: 4th Gallery bedroom: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
25: Nurses’ sitting room in Nurses’ Home: c1900: 1 photograph
26: Ladies’ dining room: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
27: Exterior of Belle Vue House: c1900: 1 photograph
28: Exterior of Belle Vue House, with ladies sitting on benches in front: late 19th century: 1 photograph
29: 3rd Gallery courtyard and skittle alley: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
30: Belle Vue staff sitting outside Belle Vue House: c1900: 1 photograph
31: Festivities for the Coronation of Edward VII, 9 August 1902: : 1 photograph
32: Retreat wagonette decorated for Hospital Saturday: c1900: 1 photograph
33: Model ship: ‘Christmas ship of Goodwill’, 1902: 1902: 1 photograph
34: Festivities for the Coronation of Edward VII: : 1 photograph
35: Exterior of Gainsborough House, Scarborough (Retreat Annexe and Holiday Home): late 19th century: 1 photograph
36: Exterior of Throxenby Hall, Scarborough (Retreat Annexe and Holiday Home): early 20th century: 1 photograph
37: Sitting room at Throxenby Hall: early 20th century: 1 photograph
38: Smoke room at Throxenby Hall: early 20th century: 1 photograph
39: Drawing room of old Medical Superintendent’s house, before demolition: c1907: 1 photograph
40: Dining room of Medical Superintendent’s house: c1907: 1 photograph
41: Demolition of Medical Superintendent’s house in progress: c1907: 1 photograph
42: Throxenby Hall garden: early 20th century: 1 photograph
43: Retreat nurses dressed as geisha girls for the Nurses’ entertainment, 1904: 1904: 1 photograph
44: Retreat nurses dressed as geisha girls for the Nurses’ entertainment, 1904: 1904: 1 photograph
45: Retreat nurses dressed as geisha girls for the Nurses’ entertainment, 1904: 18/03/1905: 1 photograph
46: Retreat nurses dressed as geisha girls for the Nurses’ entertainment, 1904: 1904: 1 photograph
47: Retreat nurses dressed as geisha girls for the Nurses’ entertainment, 1904: 1904: 1 photograph
48: Scene from ‘The Rivals’ performed on the Retreat stage, 1898: 1898: 1 photograph
49: Scene from ‘The Bow Street Runners’ on the Retreat stage, 1903: 1903: 1 photograph
50: Staff outside Retreat dressed up for an entertainment ‘P the Q’, 1902: 1902: 1 photograph
51: 3rd Gallery garden: c1912: 1 photograph
52: Tree being felled: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
53: 3rd Gallery garden: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
54: Garden behind the main building, showing garden shelter and people: late 19th century: 1 photograph
55: John Backhouse, member of Retreat cricket team, at the wicket, ready to bat: early 20th century: 1 photograph
56: Drawing of John Thornton, member of Retreat cricket team, in position as wicket keeper: early 20th century: 1 photograph
57: Group photograph, taken outside the Retreat, of the Belgian family housed by the Retreat in August 1914: 1914: 1 photograph
58: Another group photograph of the Belgian family housed in August 1914: 1914: 1 photograph
59: Lamel Hill showing summerhouse on top: early 20th century: 1 photograph
60: View looking down from Lamel Hill into the Retreat garden: early 20th century: 1 photograph
61: Lamel Hill showing summerhouse and paths leading up to it: c1890s-1900s: 1 photograph
62: Lamel Beeches (the new Medical Superintendent’s house), showing plants and shrubs: early 20th century: 1 photograph
63: Lamel Beeches exterior: early 20th century: 1 photograph
64: Lamel Beeches exterior, different view: early 20th century: 1 photograph
65: Lamel Beeches showing trees, garden and corner of building with verandah: early 20th century: 1 photograph
66: Lamel Beeches garden showing garden pergola, rockery etc: early 20th century: 1 photograph
67: Herbacious borders in Retreat garden: early 20th century: 1 photograph
68: Back of Retreat centre block showing garden shelters: early 20th century: 1 photograph
69: Rockery in Retreat garden: early 20th century: 1 photograph
70: Rockery in Retreat garden, another view: early 20th century: 1 photograph
71: Throxenby Hall exterior: early 20th century: 1 photograph
72: Sitting room, possibly at Throxenby Hall: early 20th century: 1 photograph
73: Sitting room at Retreat: late 19th century: 1 photograph

Publication/Creation

Late 19th - early 20th century

Physical description

1 volume of 73 photographs

Terms of use

Open and available at the Borthwick Institute for Archives. This material is being digitised by the Borthwick Institute for Archives as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project. Material that is digitised will be accessed freely online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.

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