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NURSES

Title : NURSES
Accession ID : P2006.388


Document type: Nursing Museum Photograph
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Item Name NURSES
Description Sisters Gray and Elsie King the first Australian Inland Mission Sisters at Wimmera (Victoria River Downs). Nurses This copy of an original black and white 1924 photograph shows Sisters Grey and Elsie King, the first sisters at the Australian Inland Mission’s [Presbyterian Church] Wimmera House [1922-1939]1 on Victoria River Downs. The copy has been obtained from NT Archives Service as shown by a pasted notice on the back stamped and reading “Northern Territory Archives Service – NTAS NTAS 234 CP155/4” and handwritten in red is identification of the two nurses. Both the back and the pasted notice show discolouration otherwise the photograph is in good condition. It is historical significance to the NT nursing and health service story 1. Janie Mason 2014 From hospital to university – a Northern Territory nursing story, Historical Society NT – page 13
Materials Black and white photograph, copy
Item Dates 1924
Importance Local
Significance note historical importance for remote area nursing
Location Status Stored
Current Location P Folder D
Source or Donor O'BRIEN Jaci
Condition of Item on Receipt Good
 
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