SMALLPOX

Back to exibition Disease Posters: Gabriella Kontorovich  BMedSc UNSW, Master of Global Health University of Barcelona;Graphic Design: Cristian Amunategui Gutierrez Mouse-over the image to zoom in In the opinion...

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1881 Smallpox Outbreak prompts establishment of isolation hospital

1881 Smallpox outbreak in Sydney In 1881 the child of a Chinese merchant, On Chong, became ill. It was not clear if the child had smallpox or not...

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Matron: Mrs Mary Meyler 1881-1885

Mrs Mary Meyler 4th December 1881-4th November 1885 On 4th December 1881 the Board appointed Mrs Mary Meyler Matron. There is presently little personal information available about the...

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1882 Joseph Beattie appointed Medical Superintendent

1882 Joseph Beattie appointed Medical Superintendent With the end of the Smallpox epidemic the Coast buildings stood empty for a short time.  As Sydney Hospital was at that...

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1883 Coast Hospital formerly established

1883 Coast Hospital formally established In September 1883 Dr. Beattie resigned and entered the Immigration Service. The hospital was again emptied and it remained unoccupied until the close...

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