Nightingale badges were awarded to nurses at the end of their training at the Nightingale Training School at St. Thomas’ Hospital from 1925-1992. The bright blue colour of the enamel was inspired by the ribbon of the Order of Merit awarded to Florence Nightingale in 1907.
This paperweight features the Nightingale Training School Badge in it’s centre.
All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and it’s work.
All postcard backs have the Museum logo, and space to write a message and an address. Choose from – Florence’s Turkish lantern, or Fanoos, that was used by her during the Crimean War, giving rise to the legend of “the … Read More