Series AR - Artefacts

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GB 3544 RHN-AR




  • 1854-present (Creation)

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Extent and medium

c. 6 linear metres

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Various artefacts relating to the history of the hospital and the West Lodge estate, Putney Heath. These can be broadly categorized as the following: house features and signs, including sample of 18th century clay flooring, marble colonnades and early twentieth century light switch; household utensils, such as engraved spoons; medical equipment, assistive technology and early wheelchair; branded lapel badges showing the change of names of the hospital and finally decorative gifts recieved by the hospital, including ornate cups and medals.

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Some of these items are currently unavailable as they are undergoing conservation treatment.

Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Variety of material including ornate metalwork ornaments, wooden signs, loose and boxed medical equipment and devices, wheelchair and walker.

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