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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of English nursing, received the Order of Merit for her tireless efforts during the Crimean War. She was the first female recipient of this honor. She is celebrated as an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.


This lantern is from the Florance Nightingale Museum in London. It was the lamp she carried during the war and that is how she got the name " Lady with the Lamp"