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Title [Red Cross Guest House at Fox Hills Military Hospital]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1918
Collection Tysen
Description Original B&W print. Interior view of a room with a number of wicker chairs and a wicker settee, and tables at right. Twelve soldiers in uniform are seated around the room; most are facing the camera, and several hold books or newspapers. Seven women stand on the sides and along the back wall; five wear nurse's uniforms, and two wear military uniforms. The photo is identified by the donor as the reading room of Red Cross Guest House at Fox Hills Military Hospital, Staten Island, 1918; the woman standing at left is Frances Tysen (mother of the donor).
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 8 x 9.750
Acquisition Gift of David Tysen Nutt
Earliest Date 1918
Latest Date 1918
Subjects Hospitals
World War I
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Nutt, Frances (Tysen)
Catalog Number 96.047.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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