Bracelet, gilded, amethyst and pearls, boxed, presented to Levinia Martin, for nursing service in Lucknow, English, 1857
The back of this amethyst and pearl bracelet has the following inscription:
“Presented to Levinia Martin by the wounded Soldiers, for her attendance on them in the Hospital at Lucknow, during a Siege of five months, 1857.”
The siege of Lucknow was a key episode in the Indian Mutiny, the ultimately unsuccessful uprising against British rule which occurred during 1857-1858.
- Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
- Object Number:
- amethyst, complete, gold plated (gilded), green, leather, pearls, rectangular and textile
bracelet: 51 mm x 82 mm
- furnishing and equipment
- Hull Grundy, A.
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