1854 – Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. | Nursing Uniforms of the Past and Present - Nurse Uniforms History

First head nurse of Canadian Contingent to Boer War Georgina Pope wears possibly her nurse uniform from Bellevue Hospital, New York, on

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of English nursing, received the Order of Merit for her tireless efforts during the Crimean War. She was the first female recipient of this honor. She is celebrated as an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. — Florence Nightingale

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The photo was taken in 1910. It’s the last photograph taken of Florence Nightingale. (It's rare: she was reluctant throughout her life to be photographed.) It shows 90 year old Florence in her bedroom at her home in London. The photo was taken by Lizzie Caswall Smith. On the back of the photo Smith wrote, “Taken just before she died, house near Park Lane. The only photograph I ever took out of studio. I shall never forget the experience.”

Get to Know the Life and Works of Florence Nightingale - The Lady with the Lamp.

"The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe." - Florence Nightingale

"The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe." - Florence Nightingale Yeah, I posted this on the right board. Sherlock should have been a nurse.

1858, Florence Nightingale, photo not discovered until 2006. Florence Nightingale, one of nursing’s most important figures, gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of Florence Nightingale are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed, partly for religious reasons.

1858 - Florence Nightingale is one of nursing’s most important figures. She gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers

Vintage Ladybird Book FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Adventures from History Series 561 Matt 1965

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Vintage Ladybird Book History Series 561 Matte Hardback 1973

Florence Nightingale Pledge There are a few Nurses could do with reading this Pledge..as well as Doctor's reading the Hippocratic Oath... A lot of them have forgotten it and lost their way...

Florence Nightingale Pledge There are a few Nurses could do with reading this Pledge.as well as Doctor's reading the Hippocratic Oath. A lot of them have forgotten it and lost their way.

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