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Glass Negative - Dr O'Hara Operating, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, 29 Jun 1904 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
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||operating theatres - interiors|
|Original Caption:||O'HARA OPERATING, ALFRED HOSPITAL.|
|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|