Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Keith Castle, a heart transplant patient at Papworth Hospital, with his wife: head and shoulders portrait. Photograph, 1981.

  • Press Association (Great Britain)
  • Pictures

About this work


[London?] : Press Association, [1981]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 17.8 x 24 cm


Keith and Mrs Castle Tuesday May 5th 1981 ... London, Tuesday, PA: Keith Castle, 54, and his wife Doreen at their Battersea, South London home ... Britain's longest-surviving, and arguably best-known, heart transplant patient ... he has found that since the operation hair has started to grow where he was once bald, and his hearing has improved ... copyright the Press Association.

Lettering note

Lettering on typed sheet attached to verso


Wellcome Library no. 794578i


  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link