Aerial view of Rockhampton Hospital 1954
Title Aerial view of Rockhampton Hospital 1954
Description The photograph shows an aerial view taken in 1954 of the Rockhampton Hospital precinct bounded by Canning, North, Quarry and Cambridge Streets Rockhampton. Major features in the photograph are the original hospital buildings at centre-left, the Lady Goodwin Maternity Hospital in the centre-foreground and the multi-storey nurses' quarters building which had been opened on 11 Jul 1954 in the rear. The boiler house is in the foreground on the corner of North and Quarry Streets. On the Canning Street side are (L to R): the Outpatients' Department, the Dental Clinic and the Superintendent's residence. Buildings in the centre of the photograph include the army huts used as temporary nurses' quarters between late 1945 and 1954. The photograph was published in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin on 27 Sep 1954.
Image Number 74
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Rockhampton Morning Bulletin Neg. No. 6068
Subject Hospitals
Subject Rockhampton Hospital
Coverage - Spatial Canning Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Spatial North Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 1954
Format of Original copy print: b&w 20.4 cm x 15.2 cm; Scan .tif 4.7 MB 2519 x 1928 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.