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Six Bricks saved: from Nurses Home 1922-1996

From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria

Description
These six bricks were saved from the Alfred Hospital Nurses Home when it was being demolished in 1996. The nurses who saved the bricks had difficulty accessing the site and this effort is now appreciated by nurses who return for reunion tours of the hospital and reminiscense about the nurses home.
Size
Length: 23 cm Width: 10.5cm Depth: 7.5cm
Object Registration
195.42 a-f
Keywords
bricks, nurses' home, alfred hospital
Historical information
These bricks evoke many memories of the nurse training days, prior to 1992, when nurses were encouraged to live on site at the nurses home.
When Made
c 1922
Made By
Significance
These items are of significance because we have memories of the building so many of us called home during our nurse training.
Inscriptions & Markings
Brick a & b. City bricks
Brick e - f Holded bricks
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM