Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children the first hospital in England dedicated to children (1830-1880). In the middle of the nineteenth century, most English people still seemed to think that, at this early stage of life at least, nature should be allowed to take its course. Of the 50,000 or so people dying annually in the capital at that time, 21,000 were children less than ten years old.
The vaulted and skylit reading room of the Birmingham Central Library. It was built by architect Edward Middleton Barry in 1857, rebuilt after a fire by J. H. Chamberlain in the 1880s, and demolished in 1974.
Kate Middleton's Wedding Bouquet: The bouquet is a shield-shaped wired bouquet of myrtle, lily-of-the-valley, sweet William and hyacinth. Lily-of-the-valley – Return of happiness Sweet William – Gallantry Hyacinth – Constancy of love