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Camden in Greater London, England, United Kingdom
 

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

 
 
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
1. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Marker
Inscription.  
This building was formerly the
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital
Built in 1890 and finally closed in 2002.
It was established by ELIZABETH GARRETT ANDERSON
The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain who created
a hospital in which women were treated by women only.

The building was acquired and fully restored
by the trade union UNISON in 2011
and incorporated into the UNISON Centre.


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 51° 31.678′ N, 0° 7.773′ W. Marker is in Camden, England, in Greater London. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Euston Road and Churchway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Euston Road, Camden, England NW1 2AY, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Pancras Parish Church (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); William Butler Yeats (about 150 meters away); Dorothy Richardson (about 150 meters away); Robert Owen (about 210 meters away);
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
2. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Marker - Wide View
The marker is just to the right of the door, behind the gates, and is quite easy to miss if one isn't looking for it.
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Euston War Memorial (about 210 meters away); In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen (about 240 meters away); John Cartwright (about 240 meters away); Charles Dickens (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Also see . . .
1. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital (Wikipedia). "The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital and its predecessor organisations provided health care to women in central London from the mid-Victorian era. It was named after Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, one of Britain's first female physicians, and its work continues in the modern Elizabeth Garrett Anderson wing of University College Hospital, part of UCLH NHS Foundation Trust." (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 

2. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (Wikipedia). (Submitted on March 27, 2018.)
 
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
3. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
4. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Reginald Grenville Eves (after John Singer Sargent) (via Wikimedia Commons), 1900
5. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
"Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917) was an English physician and suffragist, and the first woman to qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon. She was the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first female doctor of medicine in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain." - Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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Nov. 29, 2022