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.
Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881), sometimes known as Mother Seacole or Mary Grant, was a Jamaican nurse best known for her involvement in the Crimean War. She set up and operated boarding houses in Panama and the Crimea to assist in her desire to treat the sick. Seacole was taught herbal remedies and folk medicine by her mother, who kept a boarding house for disabled European soldiers and sailors.
8 Florence Nightingale Facts You Probably Didn't Know - Nurseslabs We all know Florence Nightingale as the “Lady with the Lamp” and the founder of modern nursing across the world. However, there is much more to learn about this remarkable woman whose influence extended to nursing, health care and social reform, army health services, religion, statistics and more. Here are some interesting facts about Florence Nightingale you may not have known.