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A group of hospital staff, including nurses wearing matching straw hats, standing outdoors. Photograph.

Shuttleworth, G. E. 1842-1928.

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1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; image 14.6 x 20.2 cm

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Some of the staff at the zoo - treat given by Mr. Barry. 7 Venues - 226 of a party

Notes

Part of a collection of photographs formed by George Edward Shuttleworth (1842-1928). He was Superintendent of the Royal Albert Asylum at Lancaster from 1870 to 1893. On his retirement in 1893, he devoted himself to the study of insanity, and published a book entitled "Mentally-deficient children: their treatment and training", London 1895. Some of his photographs, manuscripts and publications were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1929

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Wellcome Library no. 39235i

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Lettering hand-written in ink on verso. Continues in top left corner: "my own work", and toward the centre, corresponding to the woman standing furthest on the right in the photograph: "Mrs. E"

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