• Short Summary

    To-day King Baudouin came to Turnhout, Province of Antwerp, to inaugurate the new city hospital.?

  • Description


    General view of the hospital.



    View of the maquette.



    One of the rooms with 2 beds. Each room has a radio.



    Reading room.



    Operation room.



    There are 6 floors.



    In the nursery there is a sterilisation apparatus which is here being operated by a nun.



    The Kings is greeted by the authorities. He congratulates the architects and admires the maquette of the hospital.



    Then the King continues the visit of the hospital and is presented with flowers. The visit ends in the very spacious kitchens.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: To-day King Baudouin came to Turnhout, Province of Antwerp, to inaugurate the new city hospital. He was accompanied by Mr. de Bassomoierre, attache of the department of here Court Marsha and by Corvet Captain Geluykens. At the hospital he was greeted by Minister Leburton, by Mr. De Clerck, governor of the Province and by the Mair of the City, Mr. Bauweraerts.

    This hospital has been build by the Public Assistance Department, and it is the largest and most modern hospital of the country. It contains 500 beds - there are 10 operation rooms and it was build at a cost of 150 million B???rs.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9UDVHZ50BSL7UW3HBSAW381EG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UDVHZ50BSL7UW3HBSAW381EG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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