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Negative - Nurse Helen (Nellie) Beckett with Boy Patient, Alfred Hospital, South Yarra, Victoria, 1904 Image Reg. No: MM 8149

Boy being nursed at the Alfred Hospital, South Yarra, Melbourne, 1904. The nurse is Helen (Nellie) Beckett, daughter of physician Thomas Beckett, an honorary physician and radiologist at the hospital. Photograph by Thomas Beckett.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
A nurse taking the pulse of a child. The child 's bed is on a verandah.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: children, healthcare medicine, hospitals, nurses, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Nursing
Tertiary Classification: patient observations
People Depicted: Beckett, Nellie
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1904
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 1904

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