Category Archives: Medical history

A Deadly Colour

Matilda  Scheurer and Frances Rollo were killed by emerald green. History only remembers  what is noteworthy at the time, and usually for a reason.   We know the last few days of Matilda  Scheurer and Frances Rollo, but will never know … Continue reading

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Salisbury Plain

Colonel Bedell on Salisbury Plain- another found family photo..

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Bombarded Hospital in Estaples: World War One

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Interesting Men: Oliver Wendell Holmes

He was a Renaissance man- a polymath in the company of Leonardo da Vinci and Johann Wolfgang van Goethe.  A law student who wrote poetry in his free time, he would go on to become an eminent medical doctor and … Continue reading

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