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Bell

From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria

Description
A small, engraved silver bell. A double rim around the base and leaf shaped handle with spaces of different shapes carved along the length of the handle.
Size
Height: 13 cm base circ. 6cm
Object Registration
275.161
Keywords
bell, nurse, alfred hospital
Historical information
A few of the nurses who trained in the 1880's and 1890's presented this bell, on 3rd August 1931, to the Alfred Hospital Nurses League.
When Made
c1900
Significance
The Nurses League was founded in 1918 and the bell was presented with a note, 'hoping it will be useful and also to show warm appreciation of our very pleasant Reunions' from a few of the Trainees of the Eighties and Nineties.
Inscriptions & Markings
Presented to the Alfred Hospital Nurses League from a Few Traineees of the Eighties and Nineties.
Last updated
9 Jul 2019 at 12:24PM