The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for Limbless Sailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.

The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for Limbless Sailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan. Printed for private circulation by James MacLehose and Sons 1917. Nicely bound volume printed for the formal opening of the Hospital on 6th June 1917. Erskine mansion and gardens in Glasgow, were purchased on behalf of the public by John Reid. The text describes the project for recuperating sailors and soldiers who had lost limbs during conflicts. Ship yard workers from the Clyde were brought in to help fabricate false limbs. The photogravures by James Craig Annan (1864-1946), the son of Thomas Annan, are of excellent quality and it is possible that he was also the photographer. Images show various views of the Mansion and gardens, the medical facilities, nursing staff and rehabilitation work which includes model boat building, basket weaving and the making of false limbs. Original publisher`s binding with half green morocco and cloth boards. 4to with 84 pages. Some modest wear to binding, corners bumped and some pages showing minor foxing.

Photograph Condition: 
Very good
Price: 
£675.00
Item number: 
18-01
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.
  • The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for LimblessSailors and Soldiers at Erskine House with Photogravures by James Craig Annan.