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4c Nursing single

Object Details

Date
December 28, 1961
Printer
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
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
Place
United States of America
Topic
Health & Medicine
Women's Heritage
U.S. Stamps
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Data Source
National Postal Museum
Object number
1980.2493.5400
Type
Postage Stamps
Medium
paper; ink (blue, green, orange, black); adhesive / engraving
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm817cd21f9-8d9c-4117-a7e4-ee70e82d3fd4
Record ID
npm_1980.2493.5400

4c Nursing single

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