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- A Place & Date Depicted Fairfield, Australia
Negative - Red Cross Medical Officer & Female Patient on Trolley with Volkwagen 'Kombi' Van Ambulance, Fairfield Hospital, Victoria, 1962 Reg. No: MM 52941
- Description Of Content:
- A male Red Cross medical officer assists a female patient seated wrapped in blankets in a reclining position on a folding trolley bed mounted on casters. Behind them is a Volkswagen 'kombi' van used as a patient transport vehicle with the words 'Fairfield Hospital' painted on the door.
The photograph was probably taken at the infectious diseases hospital situated in the Melbourne suburb of Fairfield. The edge of a corrugated-iron roofed verandah can be seen in the background.
- Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
|Tagged with:||ambulances, beds, emergency services, health workers, hospitals, medical equipment, uniforms|
|Themes this item is part of:||Fairfield Hospital Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Laurie Richards Collection, Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Clinical Medicine - Hospitals & Wards|
|Tertiary Classification:||patient transport|
|Original Caption:||FAIRFIELD HOSP.|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital, Fairfield, Victoria, Australia, 11 Jul 1962|
|Creator:||Laurie Richards Studio, 11 Jul 1962|