Collection of black & white photographs, some moun

Made:
1937-1939
maker:
Unknown

Collection of black & white photographs, some mounted onto card, showing patients and staff involved in iron lung treatment for poliomyelitis at the Lord Mayor Treloar Orthopaedic Hospital, Alton, 1937-1939. Most pictures feature Eric Marchant, the hospital's first iron lung patient whose 1937 photographs inspired Lord Nuffield's gift of iron lungs to the Empire.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
2002-380
type:
photographs
credit:
North Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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