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Florence Nightingale and Laura Nicholson

The water colour is by Parthenope Nightingale and shows Florence Nightingale accompanying Laura Nicholson on the piano in the Nightingale’s beautiful drawing room at Embley Park. Kindly on loan from the Wingfield family

Florence desk

Fashioned from walnut and mahogany, this desk was the property of Florence Nightingale, the famous Lady of the Lamp, and is one of a number of exhibits currently on display at Lotherton Hall which give an unprecedented insight into her life. The desk dates from the 1840s and was brought to Lotherton by Florence’s god-daughter, Gwendolen Gascoigne.

Peacock Butterfly

The Peacock Butterfly has patterns on its wings that look like eyes to confuse predators This image is from the entomology collections at Leeds Museums ans Galleries. Code Cracker players will be asked to find out fascinating facts about minibeasts like these.

Orchid Bee

Orchid Bee (Latin name Euglossine Bee). Orchid bees live in South America and are only the size of a human fingernail. Code Cracker players will be asked to find out fascinating facts about minibeasts like these.

Lion Jaw

A jaw from a Cave Lion, found in Pin Hole Cave at Creswell Crags. It is up to 50,000 years old. © Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre. Code Cracker players can explore a prehistoric cave and find out more about animals like this.

Child's Roman leather sandal

A child's Roman leather sandal found at Dalton Parlours. The sandal is very well preserved with the decoration on the insole still visible. Code Cracker players will discover fascinating facts about ancient Rome

Leeds Discovery Centre

The Leeds Discovery Centre, where many of the objects in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection, which feature on the MyLearning site, are stored.

Leeds Discovery Centre

The Leeds Discovery Centre, where many of the objects in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection, which feature on the MyLearning site, are stored.

Leeds Discovery Centre

The Leeds Discovery Centre, where many of the objects in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection, which feature on the MyLearning site, are stored.