Abstract: Images of a fire at Gobowen Orthopaedic Hospital, including images of patients being moved to safety in their beds, attempts being made to save equipment, the buildings in flames and attempts to extinguish the fire; photographs taken on the morning after the fire show the devastation and doctors discussing rehabilitation and returning to work on x-rays; there are also images of children who were patients in their beds.
Part of: Casgliad Geoff Charles Collection,
Charles, Geoff, 1909- .
Title assigned by cataloguer., A selection of the images have been published in Border Counties Advertizer and some were also used in a support pamphlet for an appeal with a target of £100,000 launched after the fire.
Computer file. Aberystwyth : National Library of Wales, 2002-2005. (Geoff Charles digitisation project) Original file captured in uncompressed TIFF format. Cropping, image size, unsharp masking, gamma correction and compression settings for screen res JPEG were made using Adobe Photoshop CS. 67 image files; Kodak HR500 Universal Film Scanner using Kodak HR500 scanning software v4.2 Build 2, using Kodak 35mm Auto Strip Gate. Target resolution for hi-res capture was 2700dpi at original size. (35mm Frame); screen-res copies use JPG compression @ 35%; 8 bit; hi-res TIFFs in Grayscale Gamma 1.8.
2002-2005 ; scanned. Imaging Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.
Subject: [Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital NHS Trust ]