An image of In the grounds of the hospital

E. Stevens

( – )

In the grounds of the hospital

Location
Not on display
Further information

In 1916 Weaver Hawkins sustained severe injuries while serving on the Western Front. A series of twenty operations saved his arms from amputation, though his right hand remained lifeless and his left never regained full strength.
This photograph shows Hawkins recovering in the grounds of the hospital surrounded by other patients and nursing staff.

Place of origin
England
Year
1917
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
8.7 x 14.0 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of Rene Hawkins 1996
Accession number
ARC117.14.7