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Birth Anniversaries - Set Mint - Set

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Technical details
  • 25.02.2020
  • Stephen Perera
  • Getty Images
  • BPost Sec Printers
  • Offset Lithography
  • 4 Colours
  • 30 x 40mm
  • 80p, £2.86, £3.46
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About Birth Anniversaries - Set Mint

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, in which she organised care for wounded soldiers. She gave nursing a favourable reputation and became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in the persona of “The Lady with the Lamp” making rounds of wounded soldiers at night. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment of her nursing school at St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

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