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Another of Nightingale’s amulets acquired by Florence Nightingale in the winter of 1849 when she went on an adventurous Egyptian holiday are going on display for the first time at the World Museum in Liverpool

Florence Nightingale's 'rubbish' amulets to go on display for first time

Another of Nightingale’s amulets acquired by Florence Nightingale in the winter of 1849 when she went on an adventurous Egyptian holiday are going on display for the first time at the World Museum in Liverpool

Hidden historical gems of Liverpool. Lamp Post outside World Museum Liverpool on Byrom Street Photo by Gavin Trafford.

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One of Nightingale’s amulets. A collection of ancient Egyptian amulets acquired by Florence Nightingale in the winter of 1849 when she went on an adventurous Egyptian holiday are going on display for the first time – and the curator at the World Museum in Liverpool is rather more impressed by them than the Lady of the Lamp herself was.

Florence Nightingale's 'rubbish' amulets to go on display for first time

One of Nightingale’s amulets. A collection of ancient Egyptian amulets acquired by Florence Nightingale in the winter of 1849 when she went on an adventurous Egyptian holiday are going on display for the first time – and the curator at the World Museum in Liverpool is rather more impressed by them than the Lady of the Lamp herself was.

String of Beads. Necklace from Abydos.  Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1985-1773 BC.  Amethyst and hematite. Now in the World Museum, Liverpool.

String of Beads. Necklace from Abydos. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1985-1773 BC. Amethyst and hematite. Now in the World Museum, Liverpool.

Men of the Liverpool (Irish) Regiment on the morning after a night raid. Early 1916.

Men of the Liverpool (Irish) Regiment on the morning after a night raid. Early 1916.

Women and children in a Liverpool slum housing scene, c.1935, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

Photographs that look like L.S. Lowry paintings

Women and children in a Liverpool slum housing scene, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

Young mother carries her child in a shawl, Liverpool,  Haywood Magee, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

Photographs that look like L.S. Lowry paintings

Young mother carries her child in a shawl, Liverpool, Haywood Magee, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

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