Historical information

This is a photo of some nurses who graduated in 1962. It became a story for the newspapers as the nurses needed to view their certificates by using a lamp during a power blackout in the St Kilda Road area.


Florence Nightingale required the use of a lamp to nurse her patients in mid 1850's . These new graduates required a lamp to view their graduation certificates in 1952

Physical description

A newspaper photograph and a short article congratulating the nurses who have recently graduated in nursing during a power black out.

Inscriptions & markings

The article describes the nurses graduation which was held during a power blackout. They required the use of a lamp to see their graduation certificates.