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Regent Street Bridge

Artists impression - subject to change

Visual of how Regent Street is set to look

Artists impression of how Regent Street might look - subject to change.

Marianne Nicholson’s pen set

This pen set belonged to Marianne Nicholson. She would have used it to write all her letters to Florence Nightingale when she was young. It contains a pen with nibs, ink, a pen wipe, a seal engraved with MN and a stick for rubbing paper ready for a wax seal.

Marianne Nicholson's pen set

This pen set belonged to Marianne Nicholson. She would have used it to write all her letters to Florence Nightingale when she was young. It contains a pen with nibs, ink, a pen wipe, a seal engraved with MN and a stick for rubbing paper ready for a wax seal.

Marianne's dolls

When Florence and Marianne were children they often played with dolls. This assortment of little porcelain dolls belonged to Marianne Nicholson. She used to carry them around in a homemade purse in her pocket. The cousins could play with them anywhere.

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.