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Photo: Nurse Maria Birrell

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 black and white photograph, showing nurse Maria Birrell circa 1882 dressed in her civilian clothes.
Object Registration
225.53
Keywords
alfred hospital. nurse maria birrell.
Historical information
Nurse Maria Birrell was one of the first nurses to graduate from the Alfred Hospital nurse training school in 1882. The first school commenced 1st December 1880.
Significance
The Alfred Hospital nurse training school was established and commenced 1st December 1880 and there are very few photographs of the early student nurses.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM