Photograph [Owaka Hospital staff, 1957]; [?]; 1957; CT85.1730b1


Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.


Photograph [Owaka Hospital staff, 1957]

About this object

Photograph; a black and white photograph depicting nursing[?] staff of Owaka Hospital, 1957. The ten women are depicted seated on a step outside. Several names are handwritten on the back: Stuart, Bradfield, Richardson, Elizabeth Eason, Smith, J Cubitt[?], Murray.

From 1924 the Owaka Hospital passed through several stages from being a general hospital, to accepting maternity cases only, and lastly to an Old People's Home.

The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Owaka



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Subject and Association Keywords

public aspects of medicine, medical centres. hospitals. dispensaries. clinics

Subject and Association Keywords

medicine, nursing

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From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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