St. John's Hospital

St. John's Hospital
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Title: St. John's Hospital

Inscription: "St. John's Hospital, founded [in 1852] by the Church Charity Foundation of the Episcopal Church of the Diocese of Long Island, is now a modern, 285-bed hospital that trains 110 nursing students, cares for 100 aged and blind people [and] treats more than 30,000 out-patients and 10,000 in-patients per year. ..." Image shows a horse-drawn ambulance with a driver and two men, one of whom is identified on the recto as Dr. Corbett, standing behind the vehicle.

Date: 1852
Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Date inscribed on verso: 1852.
Title from inscription on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Ambulances
Horse-drawn vehicles
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: HOSP 0667