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Frederic Truby King, the medical superintendent at Seacliff Lunatic Asylum near Dunedin, New Zealand, often photographed his patients for th. Insane Asylum Patients, Mental Asylum, Psychiatric Hospital, Medical History, Married Woman, Interesting History, Rare Photos, Vintage Photos, Mystery Of History

Woman patient, Seacliff

Frederic Truby King, the medical superintendent at Seacliff Lunatic Asylum near Dunedin, introduced the practice of photographing patients for pasting in their clinical files. The idea caught on in other institutions. Some patients were well aware of how they were ...

John Powell (b. Charged with killing a sheep with intent to steal the carcass and sentenced to two years in gaol on 8 October 1889 [Nelson]. Photograph taken on 2 September Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Character Inspiration, Character Design, Call Of Cthulhu, Interesting Faces, Mug Shots, Yin Yang

19th Century Mug Shots from New Zealand

This slideshow displays a sample of the amazing 19th century mug shots that formed part of a show I curated at the New Zealand Police Museum last year, Suspicious Looking (available here as an onli…

The epitome of sacrifice and courage in the Anzac spirit. Duffy the Donkey transported injured soldiers to safety at Gallipoli, with his owner John Simpson. World War One, First World, Gallipoli Campaign, Anzac Cove, Anzac Day, The Donkey, Lest We Forget, Remembrance Day, Donkeys

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

Kate Sheppard, the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement. New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage so Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries Women Rights, Great Women, Amazing Women, Suffrage Movement, Brave, Thinking Day, Badass Women, Women In History, Persona

Kate Sheppard was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, and is the country's most famous suffragette. Because New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage, Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries.

☞ MD ☆☆☆ Ellen Dougherty, of New Zealand, was the first Registered Nurse in the world. New Zealand was the first country to initiate the Nurse Registration Act that allowed for legal registration of nurses prior to completion of training. Thank You Nurses, Nurses Day, History Of Nursing, Medical History, Nursing Articles, Hospice Nurse, Vintage Nurse, Oldschool, Nursing

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While you may immediately think of Florence Nightingale, can you name nine others who touched not just patients, but people throughout the world?

Seacliff and Nurses, Dunedin (NZ) · [Sir Frederic Truby King] 1890 - the Seacliff Lunatic Asylum. Truby King arrived at the facility to take up the position of Medical Superintendent. Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Hieronymus Bosch, Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Places, Haunted Asylums, Psychiatric Hospital, Abandoned Hospital, Northumbria University

The nursing staff in front of the Seacliff Lunatic Asylum c. 1890. The psychiatric hospital in Seacliff, New Zealand was the largest building in the country when it was built, and was noted for its scale and extravagant architecture. It became infamous for construction faults resulting in partial collapse, as well as a 1942 fire which destroyed a wooden outbuilding, claiming 37 lives because the victims were trapped in a locked ward.

Elizabeth Yates, the British Empire’s first female mayor. was the mayor of Onehunga in New Zealand in just two months after women gained the right to vote in New Zealand. This made her the first woman to be a mayor anywhere in the British Empire. We Run The World, In This World, Great Women, Amazing Women, Intelligent Women, You Go Girl, Warrior Queen, Suffragette, Female Actresses

Elizabeth Yates, the British Empire’s first female mayor | Amazing Women In History

Elizabeth Yates (1845–1918) was the mayor of Onehunga in New Zealand in 1894, just two months after women gained the right to vote in New Zealand. This made her the first woman to be a mayor anywhere in the British Empire. Born Elizabeth Onan in Scotland, she was the older of two daughters. She moved […]

In Freda du Faur climbed Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak, in a record-breaking six hours. She was the first woman to scale the peak, and she did it wearing a skirt! Amazing Women, Amazing People, Women In History, Athletic Women, Sports Women, New Zealand, Lesbian, Mount Cook, Women Athletes

In 1910, Freda du Faur climbed Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak, in a record-breaking six hours. She was the first woman to scale the peak, and she did it wearing a skirt! #TEDxceWomen

[Army nurses at thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, :: Women Veterans Historical Project Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, Garrison Cap, Flight Nurse, Nursing Degree, High School Art, South Pacific, Us Army, World War Ii

A group of Army nurses at the thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, in 1942. They are attired in dark-colored overcoats with matching garrison caps and oxford shoes. The background of the photo is shrouded in a cloud from the thermals. Writing on reverse: "Our group in middle[?] of thermal region Rotorua - N. Zed" ~

St Helens hospitals - In 1904 the government set up the St Helens hospitals, which, for the first time in New Zealand's history, provided subsidised maternity care for low-income women. University Of Adelaide, University Of Melbourne, Studying Medicine, Pregnancy Care, Midwifery, General Hospital, New Zealand, Maternity, Medical

St Helens hospitals

In 1904 the government set up the St Helens hospitals, which, for the first time in New Zealand's history, provided subsidised maternity care for low-income women. They were staffed by trained midwives. The superintendent of the Dunedin St Helens hospital (and first woman medical graduate in ...

Legend has it that at an infamous junction, “you turned right to Tokanui if you were mad, and left to Waikeria [prison] if you were bad’. Psychiatric Hospital, October 2014, Prison, Abandoned, Creepy, Mad, History, Painting, Left Out

Report - - Tokanui Psychiatric Hospital - Te Awamutu - October 2014 | European and International Sites

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