Christmas with children at the Rockhampton Hosptal 1939
Title Christmas with children at the Rockhampton Hosptal 1939
Description The photograph show a Christmas scene in the Children's Ward at the Rockhampton Hospital on Christmas Day 1939. Traditionally Members of the Board and the Matron visited the decorated wards on Christmas Day and prizes were given to the best decorated wards. An accompanying Morning Bulletin article reads as follows: "Red, white and blue were the colours chosen for the Children's Ward. The Australian and British flags were in prominent positions as was a Christmas tree from which Father Christmas (Mr W. R. Thomson) handed presents to the children. Sister K. Jeffries was assisted by Nurses Jones, Rose, McKenzie, Ingram, Cheeseman and Reid".
Image Number 257
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) The Morning Bulletin 26 December 1939 p. 10
Subject Christmas in hospitals
Subject Hospital wards
Subject Rockhampton Hospital
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 25 December 1939
Format of Original photographic print: b&w 21.9 cm x 16.4 cm; scan .tif 55.6 MB 5072 x 3832 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

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