MATER MISERICORDIAE HOSPITAL. 23rd St. Q & R Sacramento 1895 [caption title]

[Sacramento]: 1898. Frame: 10-1/4" x 12-5/8". Photograph: 6-1/8" x 8-1/4". Housed in an old, faded black wood frame. Frame - Good only. Photograph - clear & sharp, a solid Very Good. Item #46318

"The Sisters of Mercy broke ground on Sacramento's first private hospital, Mater Misericordiae (Latin for "Mother of Mercy") in the mid-1890s. The hospital was one of the most modern and best equipped hospitals in California at the time. It operated at 23rd and R streets until 1925." [Sisters of Mercy site].

While the caption states a date of 1895, since the hospital did not open until 1897, we believe the photograph ca 1898 - 1900.

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Price: $125.00

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