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Nurse Collection

Background imageNurse Collection: Young Vets

Young Vets

Background imageNurse Collection: Tales from Many Lands: Breakfast for Anita

Tales from Many Lands: Breakfast for Anita. From Treasure no. 252 (11 November 1967)

Background imageNurse Collection: Nurse

Nurse
People You See. Nurse. From Teddy Bear (9 September 1961)

Background imageNurse Collection: WW2 Poster -- Be Prepared

WW2 Poster -- Be Prepared
A Story and a Warning, .Darkness brings Danger, Be Prepared. Colour photolithograph poster, published by The Times of India Press, Bombay

Background imageNurse Collection: Pencil sketches of nurse and children

Pencil sketches of nurse and children
Pencil sketches of a nurse in a wide headdress, and children, one with a toy dog. 1920s

Background imageNurse Collection: Pencil sketches of adults, children and a horse

Pencil sketches of adults, children and a horse. 1920s

Background imageNurse Collection: Red Cross nurse

Red Cross nurse
On Service. Portrait of a Red Cross nurse from World War I Date: 1916

Background imageNurse Collection: Recruitment poster, Train to Win

Recruitment poster, Train to Win, featuring a woman in nurses uniform. Apply to the Employment Exchange, government training schemes with paid allowances. Aimed specifically at women. 1940s

Background imageNurse Collection: Colonial children and their Indian nurses

Colonial children and their Indian nurses (ayahs). circa 1890s

Background imageNurse Collection: A District Nurse

A District Nurse standing in the doorway of her single-storey thatched cottage circa 1910s

Background imageNurse Collection: Hospital nurse doing some ironing

Hospital nurse doing some ironing
A hospital nurse doing some ironing with a rather primitive looking iron. 20th century

Background imageNurse Collection: Children have fun dressing up

Children have fun dressing up
Three children (two girls and a boy) dressed up as a fairy queen, a red indian and a nurse. Ink drawing with watercolour washes by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageNurse Collection: The Hero by Ethel Parkinson

The Hero by Ethel Parkinson
World War One postcard depicting a wounded soldier recuperating at home and being brought gifts and flowers by a stream of female well-wishers while a nurse attends him. c.1915

Background imageNurse Collection: British casualty clearing station, Western Front, WW1

British casualty clearing station, Western Front, WW1
Scene at a British casualty clearing station on the Western Front in France during World War One. Nurses are treating French and British soldiers who have been wounded in the same battle. circa 1916

Background imageNurse Collection: Funeral of British Red Cross nurse, Western Front, WW1

Funeral of British Red Cross nurse, Western Front, WW1
Procession during the funeral of a British Red Cross nurse on the Western Front in France during World War One. She was killed during a German air raid on a Red Cross hospital. circa 1916

Background imageNurse Collection: Two nurses supporting a wounded man, WW1

Two nurses supporting a wounded man, WW1
Two nurses supporting a wounded man during the First World War. circa 1916

Background imageNurse Collection: Two soldiers and two nurses at sale of work, WW1

Two soldiers and two nurses at sale of work, WW1
Two soldiers and two nurses at a sale of work during the First World War, consisting of carved wood and woven baskets, probably made by wounded soldiers during occupational therapy

Background imageNurse Collection: Soldier with three hospital staff, WW1

Soldier with three hospital staff, WW1

Background imageNurse Collection: Nannies with children in pushchairs

Nannies with children in pushchairs
Two nannies with four children in pushchairs

Background imageNurse Collection: Nurse with toddler and teddy bear

Nurse with toddler and teddy bear
A nurse holding a toddler who is in turn holding a teddy bear. c.1925

Background imageNurse Collection: Chapel in the Seamens Hospital, Greenwich

Chapel in the Seamens Hospital, Greenwich
Scene in the Chapel of the Seamens Hospital, Greenwich. Six people sit in the first few rows, while Padre MacLaren conducts the service. Date: 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: Night nurse at Guys Hospital

Night nurse at Guys Hospital
A nurse on night duty at Guys Hospital, London, doing some paperwork at her desk. Date: 1957

Background imageNurse Collection: Poster advertising a collection for nurses

Poster advertising a collection for nurses
German poster advertising a collection for nurses, to thank them for their work during the First World War. Date: 27 April 1918

Background imageNurse Collection: Doctor and Nurse

Doctor and Nurse
A doctor sits at his desk and hands a patient a little bottle of medicine. Date: 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: British Nurse

British Nurse
Full length portrait of a nurse. Date: late 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: Dog-Tor and Patient

Dog-Tor and Patient
One of Mrs. L. Goodwins (of All Saints Avenue, Kent, England) clever German Shepherd (Alsatian) dogs, playing nurse (or dog-tor) to another patient dog! Date: early 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: Adoption Society Bath

Adoption Society Bath
A National Adoption Society little girls helps a nurse to give her younger brother a bath. Date: 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: Weighing Baby

Weighing Baby
A nurse weighing a baby in a wicker basket on a set of weighing scales. Date: 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: Young nurse carrying a baby

Young nurse carrying a baby
Young Japanese nurse carrying a baby Date: 19th century

Background imageNurse Collection: Woman Giving Birth 1960S

Woman Giving Birth 1960S
A woman lying in a hospital bed about to give birth is soothed by a midwife with a surgical mask over her nose and mouth Date: 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: Adoption Society Babies

Adoption Society Babies

Background imageNurse Collection: Adoption Society Boy

Adoption Society Boy
A nurse at the National Adoption Society playing with a little boy in a bobble hat with his toy elephant on wheels. Date: 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: French Red Cross Poster

French Red Cross Poster

Background imageNurse Collection: My Birthday Month -- December

My Birthday Month -- December
Calendar design for My Birthday Month -- December. Showing four children in the nursery, playing at Cowboys and Indians. The eldest brother, dressed as a scout and holding a British flag

Background imageNurse Collection: Advertisement for Kolynos toothpaste

Advertisement for Kolynos toothpaste, featuring a smiling nurse with brilliant white teeth, her face illuminated by a torch. 20th century

Background imageNurse Collection: Group photograph, Southampton Nursing Division

Group photograph, Southampton Nursing Division
Group photograph of Southampton Nursing Division, with sixteen nurses in uniform and an old soldier wearing his medals. 1910

Background imageNurse Collection: Are YOU in this?

Are YOU in this? A poster designed by Robert Baden-Powell during the First World War showing British citizens joining in the war effort

Background imageNurse Collection: Girl playing Nurse

Girl playing Nurse
A young girl in her nurses outfit, tends to her teddys injuries with copious bandaging, whilst a pet cat watches on. She seems to be getting her medical knowledge from the First Aid manual in her

Background imageNurse Collection: Doctor Checks his Diary

Doctor Checks his Diary
A nurse hands the telephone over to a doctor, who checks his appointments diary. Date: 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: Nurse & Thermometer

Nurse & Thermometer
A smiling nurse brandishing a thermometer! Date: 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: Sunbathing Foundlings

Sunbathing Foundlings
At the Foundling Hospital site in Guildford Street, London, is a sunbathing centre for tiny Londoners, where many babies enjoy sunbathing, supervised by a childminder. Date: early 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: Premature Baby

Premature Baby
A nurse in the Baby Ward holds a premature baby in her lap and gets ready to give the baby its bottle. Date: 1960s

Background imageNurse Collection: Night Nurse / Guys Hosp

Night Nurse / Guys Hosp
Nurse on night duty at Guys Hospital in London updating patients records; another nurse attends to a patient in the background Date: 1957

Background imageNurse Collection: French Nurses 1930S

French Nurses 1930S
A matron and a nurse attending to bedridden patients in one of the wards of the Marie Curie Hospital, Paris, France. Date: early 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: Matron Instructs Nurse

Matron Instructs Nurse
A Matron (distinguished by her head gear) explains a piece of equipment to a nurse. Note the bottle of poison on the left. Date: early 1930s

Background imageNurse Collection: Doctor & Nurse 1960S

Doctor & Nurse 1960S
A middle-aged doctor, stethoscope in hand, chats to an attractive young nurse. Date: 1960s




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