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The Gymnasium, Pilkington Special Hospital, St Helen's, Merseyside

The Gymnasium, Pilkington Special Hospital, St Helen's, Merseyside
Photograph taken Sept 1918 © Historic England Archive Archive ref: bl24370_016

This was known as the room for 'remedial' gymnastics at the Pilkington Special Hospital. The Pilkington Special Hospital was conceived by James R Kerr along with Pilkington Brothers, glass manufacturers. It was established in 1916 for the treatment and rehabilitation of servicemen disabled during the First World War.