The new German Hospital, Dalston, 1864

The new German Hospital, Dalston, [London], 1864. '...this edifice...consists of two blocks - the one containing the wards, in which there is room for a hundred beds, and the other containing the apartments of the medical officers and servants, with the kitchens, and "sanitarium rooms" for eight or ten patients of a special class paying for their own accommodation...The wards have windows on both sides...affording a thorough ventilation, and are clear 15 ft. high, thus providing 1500 cubic feet of air for each bed...There is a lift for raising coals, the dinners, or any other articles, from the basement to each floor, worked by hydraulic apparatus, which, in case of need, is available for use by patients...The basement has a bath-room, and vapour and sulphur bath-rooms, with capacious coal- cellars...On the first floor are the operation-rooms and two surgical case-rooms attached...The building has been designed and executed by Professor Donaldson, with the co-operation of Mr. Edward A. Gruning; and the Messrs. I'Anson are the contractors. The cost of the structure and some of the fittings amounts to about £12,500...the heating apparatus of the wards, baths, and sculleries, by the London Heating and Ventilating Company, £244 63'. From "Illustrated London News", 1864. Creator: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
The new German Hospital, Dalston, [London], 1864. '...this edifice...consists of two blocks - the one containing the wards, in which there is room for a hundred beds, and the other containing the apartments of the medical officers and servants, with the kitchens, and "sanitarium rooms" for eight or ten patients of a special class paying for their own accommodation...The wards have windows on both sides...affording a thorough ventilation, and are clear 15 ft. high, thus providing 1500 cubic feet of air for each bed...There is a lift for raising coals, the dinners, or any other articles, from the basement to each floor, worked by hydraulic apparatus, which, in case of need, is available for use by patients...The basement has a bath-room, and vapour and sulphur bath-rooms, with capacious coal- cellars...On the first floor are the operation-rooms and two surgical case-rooms attached...The building has been designed and executed by Professor Donaldson, with the co-operation of Mr. Edward A. Gruning; and the Messrs. I'Anson are the contractors. The cost of the structure and some of the fittings amounts to about £12,500...the heating apparatus of the wards, baths, and sculleries, by the London Heating and Ventilating Company, £244 63'. From "Illustrated London News", 1864. Creator: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
The new German Hospital, Dalston, 1864
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