The staff of Auckland Hospital are shown here in the mid-1880s. Annie Crisp (back row, fifth from left) was appointed as the hospital matron in 1883. She had trained in England, and transformed the hospital by appointing a number of new nurses, whom she managed very effectively.
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Auckland Regional Office, Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: YCAS 14094 2b
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