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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of wounded soldiers recovering at hospital in Southport.

  • Description

    VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) hospital, Southport, Lancashire.

    Various good shots of male patients lying or sitting beside beds in hospital wards, nurses bustle about in background. Patients are soldiers wounded during World War One, some still wear uniforms.

    Exterior. MS looking down long table with soldiers sitting at it, soldiers smile and laugh at camera. Good shots patients in wheelchairs in garden or leaning on veranda of hospital, some have crutches. CU nurse pushing patient in wheelchair with wicker hood.

    Note: title misleading - no shots of mayor in this item. For shots of Mayor of Southport inspecting hospital please see record for ON 217 F.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2340.36
    Media URN:
    75182
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:44:00 / 02:01:29:00
    Canister:
    ON 217 G

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