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This painting shows staff and a patient, Mr Wasp(e) of Claydon, on duty at the hospital. It was painted shortly after the First World War and presented by the artist to Claydon Red Cross detachment in 1950. Marion Saumarez served as a nursing member at Shrubland Park Hospital during the First World War. Shrublands Park was the home of the Saumarez family and was loaned as a hospital during both World Wars.
oil on board
50 x 39 cm
transferred from the British Red Cross Society, Suffolk Branch, 1987
British Red Cross Museum and Archives
UK Office 44 Moorfields, London, Greater London EC2Y 9AL EnglandView venue
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