A history of the National Hospital, Queen Square: in 10 objects

This compilation contains images of items held within Queen Square Archives, focusing on the development of Queen Square, and the founding and early days of the National Hospital, including the first hospital buildings and early staff members. The Queen Square Archives collections are housed in and managed by the Queen Square Library, and they comprise the archives belonging to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) and those of UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology (IoN).

Queen Square from the South 1787

Queen Square from the South 1787

1931 Print from the 1931 Annual Report Digitised by Queen Square Archive Queen Square from the South 1787 - QSA/15473

QSA/15473

Queen Square gardens 1810

Queen Square gardens 1810

1810 Digitised by the Queen Square Archive Queen Square gardens 1810 - QSA/2201

QSA/2201

Louisa Chandler

Louisa Chandler

Store 25 Louisa Chandler - QSA/19414

QSA/19414

The first building housing the National Hospital 1860-1866

The first building housing the National Hospital 1860-1866

1860 National Hospital facade 1860-1866 Digitised by the Queen Square Archive Archives Box 112 The first building housing the National Hospital 1860-1866 - QSA/12315

QSA/12315

National Hospital - West Elevation - contract drawing no. 7

National Hospital - West Elevation - contract drawing no. 7

1883 Manning & Co. 6 Mitre Court Chambers. Temple EC Digitised by the Queen Square Library, Archive and Museum National Hospital - West Elevation - contract drawing no. 7 - Q...

QSA/15375

Consultant Group 1887

Consultant Group 1887

Consultant Group 1887 NAMES & mount NHNN/P/184 Consultant Group 1887 - QSA/19444

QSA/19444

Hughlings Jackson

Hughlings Jackson

1907 This is the orginal bust, which was stolen from the Hospital. A replica presented to the Hospital by the Montreal Neurolgical Institute is now in the Library. NHNN/P/52/016...

QSA/14033

Sir Victor Horsley in uniform

Sir Victor Horsley in uniform

Approx 1915 NHNN/P/52/023 Digitised by the Queen Square Archive. An original print is held in the QSA Sir Victor Horsley in uniform - QSA/14049

QSA/14049

Gowers candle.

Gowers candle.

Approx 1900 Candle used as a light source by Gowers for his Ophthalmoscope. Gowers candle. - QSA/2153

QSA/2153

Lady Superintendent and nurses.

Lady Superintendent and nurses.

Approx 1900 The London Photographic Company Ltd Digitised by the Queen Square Archive Lady Superintendent and nurses. - QSA/2069

QSA/2069