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10 - 1977 England

Crimean War nurse Florence Nightingale(1820-1910) is the subject of this £10 which was first issued in ca. 1977.
 Florence Nightingale was known as the "Lady with the lamp" for she was a guiding force in the improvement of sanitary conditions in field hospitals in British military installations in battle locations.
 After the conclusion of the Crimean War, she became an advocate for improved sanitation in the British military, and also of establishing nursing colleges to train professional nurses.

 

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