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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) Gallery

Historic prints featuring the pioneering, caring & compassion healthcare reformer, Florence Nightingale

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Crimean War - Hospital and Cemetery at Scutari Featured Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) Image

Crimean War - Hospital and Cemetery at Scutari

Vintage engraving showing a scene from the Crimean War 1853 to 1856, a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia. Hospital and Cemetery at Scutari, also know as the Selimiye Barracks. On November 4, 1854, Florence Nightingale arrived in Scutari with 38 volunteer nurses. They cared for thousands of wounded and infected soldiers until she returned home in 1857 as a heroine. Around 6,000 soldiers died in the Selimiye Barracks during the war, mostly as the result of cholera epidemic. The dead were buried at a plot next to the barracks, which became later the HaydarpaA?a Cemetery

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