SmallWorks Gallery, Brisbane, Feb 17-March 17 2012:  “Bricks & Mortality” opens next week in Brisbane.  If you live in the area or are just visiting, why not pop in for a looksee…

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The Fever Hospital

Wellington, New Zealand, October 2011:  More pictures of the former “Fever Hospital”in Wellington. These are other images captured on the first visit in early October. I returned to the former Sanatorium again the other day, images coming soon… Click this link for the first post about this historic place…  Canon EOS 30D/17-40L/18-55is/24-70L Check out a […]

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Hospitalized – part 2

Hawera, Taranaki, November 2011:  These pictures are from the second foray into the derelict Hawera Hospital…  Most of the interior shots were taken inside the reception area in the main building.  Click here for part 1…    Canon EOS 30D/18-55is  

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Barrett St Hospital

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, Dec 26 2011:   Barrett St Hospital, particularly the former Nurse’s home has a very distinctive look. I’ve never seen a building like it. My mother lived here for a couple of  years early in her nursing career. The new hospital (now Taranaki Base) was/is still nearby… Barrett St is now […]

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The former Fever/Chest Hospital, Wellington, October 2011:  The Fever Hospital was built by the Wellington Hospital Board in 1919 for the treatment of infectious diseases. In the 1940’s tuberculosis broke out so the hospital primarily focused it’s treatment on TB patients. I found out in discussions with my father,that my great Aunt Patricia spent some […]

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