Seven letters from Florence Nightingale to found a family the Victorian era of the Desk.
The letters will be auctioned by British auction house Hanson’s auction on Tuesday.
Nightingale pioneer of modern nursing, letters written between 1892 and 1894 when she was in her late 70’s. The letters, written to Mrs. Walker, asked for the health of Hannah Allen. Alan lives in Holloway, near Matlock, Derbyshire, which is near the Nightingale’s former home.
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“The letter asks the great success of the health, psychological and physical, and mentioned gifts of food and money paid for taking care of her,”said Hansen Aoyama auctioneer in an e-mail statement.
The identity of the seller was not disclosed, although the auction house said the letters are found in a table. “The seller inherited the letters by pedigree in 1986 found them in the home in Victoria station, they have been lying for decades,”the statement read.
Known as”the woman of the lamp,”Florence Nightingale rose to prominence, tend to casualties in the Crimean War.
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