|Title||Our hospital Anzac British Canadian (N) |
|Alternate Title||Our hospital ABC (cover title) |
|Author||Gordon, Hampden, 1885- ; Tindall, M.G. |
|Publisher Location||England -- London|
United States -- New York -- New York
|Publication Date||1916 |
|Illustrator||Dennys, Joyce, 1893-|
|Notes||Illustrated with colored prints.|
An alphabet book about nurses working at a military hospital during World War I.
Anzac stands for the Australian New Zealand Army Corps.
"N are the Nurses, the right sort of wenches, who look after lads who are back from the trenches." The illustration depicts a nurse carrying a blanket and a tray with a glass of water on it, and waiting on a soldier who is relaxing and reading the paper.
|Contextual Notes||Joyce Dennys was an illustrator, painter, author and playwright. While serving as a VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) during WWI, she was contacted by John Lane who asked her to illustrate this book. The images she drew were inspired by the scenes that she had seen while volunteering at military hospitals in Devon, England. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||World War, 1914-1918 -- Humor, caricatures, etc. |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0113 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PN6110.A44 G67 1916 |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 24 x 19 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed from original book in TIFF format using a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2009. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit A4 |