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Glass Negative - Dr O'Hara Operating, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, 29 Jun 1904 Image Reg. No: MM 030230

Dr O'Hara operating at the Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, 29 June 1904. Henry Michael O'Hara was honorary surgeon at the Alfred Hospital from 1880 to 1912, and was chairman of honorary staff from 1902-1911.

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:
Dr. O 'Hara shown operating at the Alfred Hospital. Two male assistants and a female nurse are also in the picture. Note the absence of gloves, masks, and head covering.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: doctors, health workers, healthcare medicine, hospitals, lamps, medical equipment, nurses, occupational health safety, operating theatres, surgeons
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Surgery
Tertiary Classification: operating theatres - interiors
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 29 Jun 1904
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 29 Jun 1904
Person Depicted: Dr Henry O'Hara, Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 29 Jun 1904


Denise Forgeron Posted on 23 Apr 2010 3:41 AM
This is a picture of my granfather that I have never seen. Thank tou
Linda Costa Posted on 23 Feb 2011 1:54 PM
How could I contact Denise Forgeron who commented on this photograph?

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