Book No. 2. 'Glimpses into the Work of the Roberts Memorial Hospital' [T'sangchou, North China]

Scope and Content

Album of photographs (cyanotypes), including images of the Hospital gate; "The Opening Day" 16 Feb 1903 [official opening of the Hospital]; Men's Courtyard and Wards; Waiting Rooms and Dispensary; the Women's Rooms and Courtyard; Entrance to the Men's Ward; General Rên; "Our invaluable helper - Chu"; the Mission Station T'sangChou [Ts'ang-chou, Cangzhou]; the Hospital Food Shop and Inn; Mr, Mrs and Miss Huang ("Mr Huang is the Head Assistant"); Hospital Assistants and Preacher; images of surgical procedure ("large tumour of gum removed"); patients, including "amputation cases"; "The Doctor's Happy Home" and his family; "our dilapidated isolation ward (to be replaced by proper one opening 1904 thanks to friends in Edinburgh)".

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