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Nurse Graduation photo 1952 - photograph

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

A newspaper photograph and a short article congratulating the nurses who have recently graduated in nursing during a power black out.
15 cm x 19cm
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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.
When Made
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
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.
Last updated
30 Aug 2017 at 3:13PM