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Caring for all: A glimpse into the diverse realms across time and place

Background imageCare Collection: A Field Day at Aldershot, the Provost Marshal (Major Broackes)

A Field Day at Aldershot, the Provost Marshal (Major Broackes) and his Men taking Care of the Spectators (engraving)
1048019 A Field Day at Aldershot, the Provost Marshal (Major Broackes) and his Men taking Care of the Spectators (engraving) by Charlton

Background imageCare Collection: A clinical lecture by Dr. Charcot at the Salpetriere in 1887

A clinical lecture by Dr. Charcot at the Salpetriere in 1887
JLJ4686225 A clinical lecture by Dr. Charcot at the Salpetriere in 1887. Students of the department of Professor Jean Martin Charcot (1825-1893) who explains the case of Blanche Wittman

Background imageCare Collection: Training Ship Arethusa II

Training Ship Arethusa II
Training Ship Arethusa - sometimes referred to as Arethusa II since it replaced the original long-serving Arethusa in 1933. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCare Collection: Alaskan / Northern Sea Otter - mother carrying very young pup - Alaska _D3B3040

Alaskan / Northern Sea Otter - mother carrying very young pup - Alaska _D3B3040
TOM-1919 Alaskan / Northern Sea Otter - mother carrying very young pup Alaska Enhydra lutris Tom & Pat Leeson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageCare Collection: Shotley Bridge General Hospital, County Durham

Shotley Bridge General Hospital, County Durham
Aerial view of Shotley Bridge Hospital, County Durham. It was originally opened by the Gateshead Union in 1912 as a TB sanatorium (far right of picture)

Background imageCare Collection: WW1 silhouettes, wounded soldiers and medical care

WW1 silhouettes, wounded soldiers and medical care
Silhouettes of wounded soldiers and medical care during the First World War. From the top: stretcher bearers, a field ambulance, the casualty clearing station, a train taking men off to the base

Background imageCare Collection: Warwick County Mental Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire

Warwick County Mental Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire
An aerial view of the Warwick County Mental Hospital at Hatton, Warwickshire, originally opened in 1846 as the Warwick County Lunatic Asylum. The site later became known as the Central Hospital

Background imageCare Collection: Union Workhouse, Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland

Union Workhouse, Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland
Female lunatic inmates sit in an airing yard at the Cootehill Union Workhouse, County Cavan, Ireland

Background imageCare Collection: St Marys Hospital, Paddington, West London

St Marys Hospital, Paddington, West London. circa 1905

Background imageCare Collection: Picture No. 10743654

Picture No. 10743654
RABBIT - in indoor cage Date:

Background imageCare Collection: Central America, Costa Rica

Central America, Costa Rica
Three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) Mother & baby, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

Background imageCare Collection: Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme

Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme
The Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, on Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. The school was founded in 1855 by a group of Manchester businessmen to care for and educate orphans

Background imageCare Collection: Grey wolf (Canis lupus) mother with young pup lying in grass. June

Grey wolf (Canis lupus) mother with young pup lying in grass. June
TOM-1301 Grey wolf - mother with young pup lying in grass June. North America Canis lupus Image was taken in a wild setting in Northern Montana, USA, with a privately owned

Background imageCare Collection: Teeth of adults and children

Teeth of adults and children
The teeth of adults and children, shown in cross-section, individually, and in the mouth

Background imageCare Collection: Giant Pangolin Manis gigantea carrying young on tail, illustration

Giant Pangolin Manis gigantea carrying young on tail, illustration
Giant Pangolin (Manis gigantea) carrying young on its tail, illustration

Background imageCare Collection: National Air Safety Committee Poster

National Air Safety Committee Poster
Poster, National Air Safety Committee, providing instructions to new pilots -- please help to keep flying safe. 1933

Background imageCare Collection: Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex

Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex
Part of Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, Essex. Several patients can be see in beds on the open balconies. The hospital was opened in 1903 by the West Ham Union for the sick poor in the area

Background imageCare Collection: Highwood School, Brentwood, Essex

Highwood School, Brentwood, Essex
The administration block at Highwood (or High Wood) School, Brentwood, Essex. The school was opened by the Metropolitan Asylums Board in 1904 for the treatment of ophthalmia in children

Background imageCare Collection: Newly born Barbary lion cubs rest inside their enclosure at Dvur Kralove Zoo

Newly born Barbary lion cubs rest inside their enclosure at Dvur Kralove Zoo in Dvur Kralove nad Labem, Czech Republic, July 8, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Background imageCare Collection: Spurgeons Homes, Birchington

Spurgeons Homes, Birchington
Aerial view of the distinctive zig-zag layout of Spurgeons Homes, Birchington, Kent. The Homes were originally based at Stockwell

Background imageCare Collection: A sperm whale family swimming together

A sperm whale family swimming together
A sperm whale family swims together while sharing a close bond between them

Background imageCare Collection: North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh, North Wales

North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh, North Wales
Administration block of the North Wales Lunatic Asylum at Denbigh, opened in 1848 and designed by Thomas Fulljames

Background imageCare Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital, London - The Quadrangle

St Bartholomews Hospital, London - The Quadrangle Date: circa 1907

Background imageCare Collection: Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries

Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries
A group of Barnardos sit on a wall at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries. The property was used a an evacuation home during the Second World War. Date: circa 1942

Background imageCare Collection: Are you fond of horses - US Army - The Veterinary Corps inst

Are you fond of horses - US Army - The Veterinary Corps instructs you in their care and treatment, riding and driving. Poster showing a portrait of a horse and insignia of the Army Veterinary Corps

Background imageCare Collection: Tooting Bec Asylum, Surrey

Tooting Bec Asylum, Surrey
A woman pushes a pram at the entrance to the Tooting Bec Asylum at Tooting Graveney, erected in 1899-1903 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board

Background imageCare Collection: West Ham Infirmary, Whipps Cross, Essex

West Ham Infirmary, Whipps Cross, Essex
West Ham Infirmary, Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, Essex, viewed across a small lake. The infirmary, better known as Whipps Cross Hospital

Background imageCare Collection: Staffordshire County Asylum, Cheddleton, near Leek

Staffordshire County Asylum, Cheddleton, near Leek
The Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum was established in 1898 on Cheadle Road, Cheddleton, near Leek. It was later known as Staffordshire Mental Hospital, then St Edwards Mental Hospital

Background imageCare Collection: Asylum Lodge, Devizes, Wiltshire

Asylum Lodge, Devizes, Wiltshire
The entrance lodge to the County Lunatic Asylum at Devizes, Wiltshire opened in 1851. In 1924 it was renamed Wiltshire County Mental Hospital, then in 1948 renamed Roundway Hospital

Background imageCare Collection: Banstead Asylum, Surrey

Banstead Asylum, Surrey
Banstead Asylum, located on Sutton Lane, Banstead, Surrey, was established in 1877 as the Middlesex County Lunatic Asylum

Background imageCare Collection: West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex

West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex
The West Middlesex Hospital, originally erected as an infirmary for the Brentford Union workhouse on Twickenham Road, Isleworth

Background imageCare Collection: Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex

Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex
Aerial view of Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield, Middlesex. The building was originally the Chase Farm Schools, opened in 1886 by the Edmonton Union to house pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageCare Collection: Dorking General Hospital, Surrey

Dorking General Hospital, Surrey
Aerial view of Dorking General Hospital on Horsham Road, Dorking, Surrey. Designed by William Shearburn, the building opened in 1841 as the Dorking Union workhouse

Background imageCare Collection: Stone Asylum, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Stone Asylum, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Entrance to the Buckinghamshire County Lunatic Asylum at Stone, near Aylesbury. A porter stands at the right of the gateway

Background imageCare Collection: Waifs and Strays Society Pyrford St Nicholas

Waifs and Strays Society Pyrford St Nicholas
Children, some using crutches, at St Nicholas Hospital, Pyrford, run by the Waifs and Strays Society. Date: circa 1909

Background imageCare Collection: London Slums - Feathers Court, Drury Lane

London Slums - Feathers Court, Drury Lane
Old tea chests and a cart at Feathers Court, Drury Lane - one of Londons Victorian slum areas. Date: circa 1902

Background imageCare Collection: Pishiobury Approved School, Hertfordshire

Pishiobury Approved School, Hertfordshire
Aerial view of the Approved School at Pishiobury, near Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire. A cricket match is taking place. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageCare Collection: Young Lady doing a pedicure on herself

Young Lady doing a pedicure on herself (before getting dressed!). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCare Collection: Aerial view of Forest Gate Hospital, East London

Aerial view of Forest Gate Hospital, East London
An aerial view of the Forest Gate Hospital, London E7. The hospital was originally opened in 1854 by the Whitechapel Union as an industrial school for 800 children

Background imageCare Collection: Bethany Childrens Home, Kinver, Staffordshire

Bethany Childrens Home, Kinver, Staffordshire
Residents of the Bethany home for disabled children which was located on the Hyde at Kinver, Staffordshire. Many of the boys are holding crutches

Background imageCare Collection: Derby County Mental Hospital, Mickleover, Derbyshire

Derby County Mental Hospital, Mickleover, Derbyshire
An aerial view of the Derby County Mental Hospital at Mickleover near Derby. It began life in 1851 as the Derbyshire County Lunatic Asylum, designed by Henry Duesbury

Background imageCare Collection: Rochdale Union Workhouse, Dearnley, Lancashire

Rochdale Union Workhouse, Dearnley, Lancashire
The approach to the Rochdale Union workhouse, opened in 1877 at Dearnley, near Rochdale, Lancashire. The site later became Birch Hill Hospital

Background imageCare Collection: Withington Hospital, Manchester

Withington Hospital, Manchester
Entrance to Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, Manchester, opened in 1855 as Chorlton Union workhouse. A horse and carriage stands outside the gates

Background imageCare Collection: Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex

Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex
Entrance to Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, Essex. Several patients can be see in beds on the open balconies. The hospital was opened in 1903 by the West Ham Union for the sick poor in the area

Background imageCare Collection: Walton Hospital, Liverpool

Walton Hospital, Liverpool
Walton Hospital, Rice Lane, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool. The central clock tower concealed a large water storage tank. The building was designed by William Culshaw

Background imageCare Collection: Union Workhouse and Infirmary, Crumpsall, Manchester

Union Workhouse and Infirmary, Crumpsall, Manchester
Aerial view of the Manchester Union workhouse and infirmary at Crumpsall. At the bottom of the picture can be seen the original workhouse (later Springfield Hospital) with an entrance on the right

Background imageCare Collection: Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire

Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire
Aerial view of Congleton Union workhouse at Arclid, Sandbach, Cheshire. The building, erected in 1844-5, was designed by Henry Bowman. It later became Arclid Hospital

Background imageCare Collection: Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland

Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland
Stobhill Hospital was erected in 1903-4 at Springburn, Glasgow, by the citys poor law authority. It provided around 2000 beds for the infirm and chronically sick poor, and for children



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Caring for all: A glimpse into the diverse realms across time and place. From Shotley Bridge General Hospital in County Durham to Training Ship Arethusa II, compassion knows no boundaries. Witness the tender bond between an Alaskan/Northern Sea Otter mother and her young pup, a heartwarming display of maternal care in Alaska. In the depths of WW1, silhouettes reveal wounded soldiers receiving vital medical care, reminding us of the sacrifices made on the battlefield. Warwick County Mental Hospital stands as a testament to nurturing minds in Hatton, Warwickshire while Whipps Cross Hospital serves as a beacon of hope in Essex. Picture No. 10743654 captures moments from Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools where love and support shape young lives at Cheadle Hulme. Nature's embrace is evident as a Grey wolf mother lies beside her playful pup amidst grassy fields in June - showcasing nature's own form of caregiving. The importance of oral health is highlighted through glimpses into teeth care for both adults and children alike. Lastly, North Wales Lunatic Asylum sheds light on historical approaches to mental healthcare while Asylum Lodge reminds us that empathy has always been essential even during challenging times in Devizes, Wiltshire.