Photograph album

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 PLA/11/1/3
  • Dates of Creation
      1955-1961
  • Physical Description
      1 photograph album. Condition: all pages have come loose from binding.

Scope and Content

Large photograph album containing primarily black and white photographs from the 1950s.

This album contains a large number of photographs relating to Platt's presidency of the Royal College of Surgeons from 1955 to 1957, including photographs of the award of honorary fellowships, including the ceremony for Sir Winston Churchill and the meeting in Manchester in 1955. This album also contains photographs of nurses' prizegivings in the 1950s, Wrightington Hospital in 1955, Platt's visits to South Africa in 1957, India in 1958 and Chile in 1959, and inaugural meeting of the IFSC in Stockholm in 1958, and photographs of various other orthopaedic meetings.