Isle of Wight Hospitals - The Royal National Hospital, Ventnor

The Royal National Hospital, Ventnor

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Picture of Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest
Royal National Hospital, Ventnor

The National Cottage Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest on the separate principle may be said to have been conceived in 1867, founded in 1868 and opened in 1869. It was closed on April 15th 1964 by which time it had changed to the "Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest".

Picture of Blocks 2, 3 and 4 Royal National Hospital, Ventnor
Blocks 2, 3 and 4 Royal National Hospital, Ventnor (digitally enhanced)
Courtesy: Isle of Wight Records Office
Picture of ladies bedroom Royal National Hospital, Ventnor
Ladies bedroom Royal National Hospital, Ventnor. Date uncertain probably circa 1920
Courtesy: Isle of Wight Records Office
Picture of staff at Royal National Hospital, Ventnor
Staff at Royal National Hospital, Ventnor. circa 1910
Courtesy: Isle of Wight Records Office
Picture of Royal National Hospital, Ventnor from the air
Royal National Hospital, Ventnor from the air. Aerofilms image.
Picture of Royal National Hospital, Ventnor
Royal Consumptive Hospital, Ventnor.
Picture of St. Luke's Chapel, Royal National Hospital, Ventnor
St. Luke's Chapel, Royal National Hospital Ventnor.
Engraving of Fancy bazarr aids National Hospital Ventnor 1871
Fancy bazarr aids National Hospital Ventnor 1871
Engraving from the Graphic Newspaper.

The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas's company Illustrated Newspapers Limited. Wikipedia Page

The influence of The Graphic within the art world was immense, its many admirers included Vincent Van Gogh, and Hubert von Herkomer.

It continued to be published weekly under this title until 23 April 1932 and then changed title to The National Graphic between 28 April and 14 July 1932; it then ceased publication after 3,266 issues.

Engraving of Fancy bazarr aids National Hospital Ventnor 1871
Fancy bazarr aids National Hospital Ventnor 1871
Engraving from the Graphic Newspaper.