File 01 - Picture postcards of hospital and grounds

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GB 3544 RHN-PH-01-01


Picture postcards of hospital and grounds


  • 1907-1922 (Creation)

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The origin of this collection is unknown. Some of the items have been purchased on Ebay from postcard collectors.

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Black and white picture postcards showing interior and exterior shots of the hospital building and grounds, these include: images of communal areas inside the hospital including the library, De lancey lowe room, assembly room, reception hall and staff standing outside of the gate house (c. 1908). Some of the postcards have been used and are addressed to people living at the hospital.

The picture postcards were produced by several different postcard producers including Marshall, Keene & Co, Hove Sussex.

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For the photographer's details for each photograph please see individual records. The photographers or photo agencies that created the images are now long out of business and the copyright has expired. These images were digitised internally for the RHN and are free to use for non-commerical purposes and private study. If you would like to have high resolution images of the images please contact the Archives at

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