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.

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.

Physical 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.

Inscriptions & markings

Presented to the Alfred Hospital Nurses League from a Few Traineees of the Eighties and Nineties.