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Lady of the lamp jig-saw book : this book is published on behalf of the War Organisation of the British Red Cross and Order of St. John of Jerusalem, registered under the war charities act 1940 / picture book printed and published by John Waddington Ltd.

John Waddington Ltd.
[approximately 1940?]
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About this work


Fund raising book issued by John Waddington Ltd. during World War II in aid of the War Organisation of the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. It includes 4 pages of biography of Florence Nightingale and 2 colour jigsaws, one showing Florence Nightingale attending a wounded soldier during the Crimean War, the other showing a selection of posters of the time for: William Younger's beer, Heinz Salad Cream, Shredded Wheat, State Express cigarettes, Raleigh bicycles, Oxo beef extract cubes, Foster Clark's soup squares, Caley chocolates, Peek Frean's P.K. best family assorted biscuits, Kia-Ora, Crompton brilliantine and the Ford Motor Company.


[Place of publication not identified] : John Waddington Ltd., [approximately 1940?]

Physical description

4 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 x 39 cm +


Title from cover.



  • English

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