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Navy Hospital

Photograph of U.S. naval hospital in London
Title: Navy Hospital in London
Description: Original Red Cross caption: "The American Navy has now its own RC hospital in London, located in the former residence of Mrs. Guest, wife of Capt. Frederick Guest M.P., Mrs. Guest before her marriage was Miss Amy Phipps of Pittsburg. The Naval Hospital is one of the finest residences in London, being located on Park Lane, Mayfair, overlooking Hyde Park. It was built by Alfred Beit, the friend and partner of Cecil Rhodes, and occupies an entire block. As a naval hospital it has about fifty beds, and provides for both officers and men. It is in charge of Lieut. L.W. McGrath, U.S. Naval Surgeon, of Charlestown, S.C."
Catalog #: LC-A6196- 55363 [P&P]
Original Location: American National Red Cross photograph collection (Library of Congress)
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