Jenny Lind's Hospital
[Douglas W Jerrold] *
Hospitals, Patronage, Music
Notes Jenny Lind's donation of £1776 15s to Brompton Hospital for an extension of the building. Suggests that the new construction be called 'The Nightingale Wing'—an allusion to Lind's appellation as the 'Swedish Nightingale'.
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