Decorated hospital ward, c. 1900

Decorated hospital ward, c. 1900

The photograph shows a beautifully decorated hospital ward, with flower ornaments and small Christmas trees. Even the beds are richly decorated with flowers (c. 1910). Our collections contain quite a number of photographs from hospital wards from both Royal Sussex County Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital (which is now a part of RSCH) which are decked out in celebration of public holidays or illustrious visits.

Image courtesy of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.