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14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2015

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah | 14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2015

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Birds are a metaphor for Pia throughout much of Origin, so this immediately made me think of her!

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Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

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from Mail Online

Uncovered: The haunting last photograph of the Lady of the Lamp, Florence Nightingale

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.

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Song Thrush another beautiful singer of the British country side and know for its anvil tapping of snails.

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from theweddingscoop.com

The Nightingale: Paolo Sebastian Spring/Summer 2015-16 Collection

Tulle column wedding gown with nightingale embroidery and ombre silk fringe // The Nightingale: Paolo Sebastian Spring/Summer 2015-16 Collection

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from Rosalilium

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from The Arran Alexander Collection

Vintage Ladybird Book FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Adventures from History Series 561 Matt 1969

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

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