"The new Water of Life Hospital, Kiukiang, China.

In the process of construction, early November of 1929. {OC}"

"Entrance at 'Gate House' the Dr. Perkins' hospital. There is a tablet on each side that has some texts (in Chinese) relating to the 'Water of Life.' 

One of them is the one beginning with 'whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again,but whosoever drinketh of the water that shall give him -----.' {OC}"

[Left Photo] "1929. The most recent picture of the new Water of Life Hospital. The photo is taken from the piazza of the present Water of Life Hospital (or also called the 'foreign house') - taking from southeast. Roofs of the old building on the foreground. The upper section of the Mary Dollivar Grahan dormitory is at the left. {OC}"

"The new W.L.H. rising {OC}"

"Red lilies bloom ready for the new WLH garden {OC}"

​Yangtze River By The Hudson Ba​y

Phase II

Phase III

"The corner stone of the new Water of Life Hospital {OC}"

"Water of Life Hospital, Kiukiang, China.

New building, summer of 1929. {OC}"

"The new Water of Life Hospital on the right--the pagoda at left and in between evangelists and physicians housings.  Our own home is beyond the pagoda where the trees are higher. {OC}"

Constructions of The New Water of Life Hospital: Phases II and III

"Look from west to east: The new Water of Life Hospital rising on the Hill in the back of houses for evangelists and physicians. The well house built by 1st church is on right with some more new properties visible. {OC}"

"Water of Life Hopsital, Kiukiang, the new building and new houses nearing completion! {OC}"

"Water of Life Hospital, Kiukiang. We are also building a home for our senior evangelist. The house behind is our head Chinese doctor's home {OC}"

"Beginning to put the roof on the new Water of Life Hospital {OC}"

Dr. and Mrs. Perkins, and a Friend, in Front of the New WLH During Its Construction, ca. 1930.

"New Hospital in background {OC}"

{OC} = ORIGINAL CAPTIONS

"Edward and the new Water of Life Hospital foundations {OC}"

"Beginning to put the roof on the new Water of Life Hospital;note the causeway road in the foreground--just made by the military for their auto trucks.Turn to the right to go to the WLH and to the left to go up our street to the house. {OC}"

"A little contagious cottage in the process of construction at the hospital. Edward and workers at side. Flower pots in foreground. {OC}"

"1932, the main building, Water of Life Hospital (W.L.H.),Kiukiang, Ki.,China, a section thereof still in the process of construction (in near completion)--taken from the old (WLH) {OC}"

"Another view of Chinese physician's house in the progress of construction {OC}"

"Dr. Perkins' hospital gate house from the inside of the compound" {OC}"

"The main building of the new W.L.H. in the process of construction - 1931 {OC}"

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"The Water of Life Hospital (W.L.H.), Kiukiang,

a fairly recent picture of the new main building, winter of 1930–1931, taken from the old WLH  {OC}"

"The new W.L.H. dug-out in the process of construction. It was 25 ft. below the surface of the ground and could accommodate more than 200 people. It has three air shafts {OC}"

"Graduation day celebration amidst  constructions {OC}"

"A worker proudly standing by the gate house entrance looking in. The characters over the gate are: – 院 醫 水 活 命 生 

meaning 'Water of Life Hospital'" {OC}"

"Left to right:evangelist's house,Chinese physician's house,the new WLH. First Church's well house under the tree. in the progress of construction {OC}"