This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp."

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp.

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Outreach visits from the Florence Nightingale Museum allow students to meet an actress in the role of Florence Nightingale and learn all about her life

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

Florence Nightingale Nursing Lamp... oooooh that's why there is a genie lamp on my school badge!

Caring nurses, coughing patients, Florence Nightingale, a nurse at an army hospital at the time, carried this lamp when the famous portrait of her was painted. Biographers - Grace and Beau

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.

FAMOUS SPOONIE: Florence Nightingale was probably the most famous non-royal person of the Victorian period. She helped develop modern nursing.  By 1896, Florence Nightingale was bedridden. She may have had what is now known as chronic fatigue syndrome and her birthday (12 May 1820) is now celebrated as International CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. As usual with fibromyalgia the amount of co-morbidities (other diseases) is high and may confuse the diagnosis.

Florence Nightingale - Victorian Feminist and Medical Reformist

Florence Nightingale Celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing.

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.

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

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Vintage Ladybird Book History Series 561 Matte Hardback 1973

"God called me in the morning and asked me would I do good for him alone without reputation." -- Florence Nightingale

Known as the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale established St. Thomas Hospital and the Nightingale Training School for nurses.

Florence Nightingale vigorously avoided fame, as it hindered her work, yet she became the object of adulation for her deeds in the Crimean war, which inspired other women to become nurses.

"I have lived and slept in the same bed with English countesses and Prussian farm women.no woman has excited passions among women more than I have.

Grave Marker- Florence Nightingale.  St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard  East Wellow Hampshire, England. http://www.thefuneralsource.org/publicfunerals.html

Grave Marker- Florence Nightingale-Lady with the lamp, Mother of modern nursing. St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard East Wellow Hampshire, England

A nurse holding a lamp as she visits patients on a ward at Westminster Hospital, December 1940 (b/w photograph) - © Mirrorpix / Bridgeman Images

Nurses worked day and night to keep the soldiers in good hands, and sometimes were effected by the illnesses etc. They volunteered their time to keep the soldiers healthy.

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The Lady with the Lamp, Florence Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing.

The Lady with the Lamp, Florence Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing.

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