The Hatton Gallery during the First World War

  • Description

    TWAM blog post by Alex Boyd, March 1, 2015. "...During the First World War the building that now houses the Hatton Gallery was requisitioned to house the 1st Northern General Hospital. This was normal practice throughout the war years, as army hospitals were needed across the country and on a large scale....In 1914 the hospital had 420 beds but by 1917 this number had risen to 2,166....."
  • Owner

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://blog.twmuseums.org.uk/the-hatton-gallery-during-the-first-world-war/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 8 months ago
    Viewed: 655 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
  • Co-Curate tags

Comments

Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.

ABOUT US

Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

LATEST SHARED RESOURCES