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Public Ward

Photo:  This is a typical public ward in a 1930s hospital

This is a typical public ward in a 1930s hospital. The open plan provided good air circulation, sunlight and, for the nurses, a good view of all the patients.
Courtesy of the Kingston General Hospital Archive, Kingston, Ontario, B124-2. Used with permission.

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