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Nursing Issue

4c Nursing single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1190
Description:

This Nursing Issue stamp honors those involved in the nursing profession in the United States. English nurse Florence Nightingale, who served during the Crimean War, was an influential figure in the development of modern nursing practices. Her experience and writing served as a model and foundation for the profession. Hospitals and schools prepare future nurses for the field and specialties. The stamp features an image of a female student nurse lighting a candle.

United States; England; Crimean War; nurse; medicine; profession; school; education; job; woman; candle; uniform

Date:
December 28, 1961
Medium:
paper; ink (blue, green, orange, black); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5400
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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