Receiving an accident case at Poplar Hospital, London, c1903 (1903). Artist: Unknown
Receiving an accident case at Poplar Hospital, London, c1903 (1903).The Poplar Hospital for Accidents opened in 1858 on East India Road under the patronage of the Quaker banker and philanthropist Samuel Gurney. It was later expanded into a general hospital but was demolished in 1982. From Living London, Vol. II, by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1903]
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Loading up horse-drawn vans at the Wells Fargo general office, New York, USA, 1875. Artist: Unknown
Loading up horse-drawn vans at the Wells Fargo general office, New York, USA, 1875. Wells Fargo & Co was founded in 1852 by Henry Wells (1805-1878) and William George Fargo (1818-1881). Initially the company's business lay in the transport of gold from the west to the east coast of the US after the Californian Gold Rush, but Wells Fargo also moved into banking and developed a stagecoach network which held a virtual monopoly of business in the West by 1866. From Harper's New Monthly Magazine. (New York, 1875).
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