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Interior of Shrubland Park Hospital, Barham, Suffolk, Showing Staff and a Patient

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: British Red Cross Museum and Archives

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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.

British Red Cross Museum and Archives


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    oil on board

  • Measurements

    50 x 39 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    transferred from the British Red Cross Society, Suffolk Branch, 1987


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