Thursday, December 01, 2005

Guys Hospital

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Guys, or more properly Guys & St Thomas Hospital is the oldest hospital still around in some way. Described as ancient in 1215, it is hard to imagine the distillation of pain, hope, grief and transcendance that has seeped into the ground. This shot is of the later part, built around 1700. If you look hard enough, you can almost see those old sawbones.....

posted by Ham at 00:15 -- Comments here: 3

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Blogger Michael Salone said ... (08:55) : 

Is this the same hospital as where the Florence Nightingale museum is?


Blogger Ham said ... (14:33) : 

Yes it is, she had a long association with Guys Hospital.


Blogger Michael Salone said ... (17:51) : 

Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure and that helped my sanity.


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