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War Time Nurses entertain Wounded Soldiers

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This is a photograph of sisters and nurses dressed in costume for a Christmas performance at 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. The photograph was taken in December 1916 and offers a caring and humorous impression of the women working in the Hospital. Reference: DF.BGS-4-7-1 The photograph is part of a larger collection that shows a rare and intimate glimpse in to the Life of a Wounded Soldier recovering from the horrors of World War One. This particular set of photographs is taken from a collection held at Tyne & Wear Archives capturing the every day lives of the nurses and patients at the 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield and Longshaw Lodge Convalescent Home for Wounded Soldiers, Grindleford, near Sheffield. The photographs were taken between August 1916 and June 1917. A blog about this fascinating collection can been viewed here on the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums website. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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