Previously unseen pic of Florence Nightingales final days up for grabs

September 11th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI  

London, September 11 (ANI): A previously unseen photograph of Florence Nightingale clicked during the final days of her life will be auctioned in November.
In Lizzie Caswall Smiths historic shot, the nursing heroine appears next to two lamps.
The picture was taken when the camera-shy Florences flat in Park Lane, central London, when she was 90.
Florence nursed soldiers during the 1854-1856 Crimean War against Russia.
She later campaigned to clean up filthy Army hospitals, and saved countless soldiers from typhoid and cholera.
According to British tabloid The Sun, the picture and negative are expected to fetch 300 pounds at Dreweatts, Donnington, Berks. (ANI)

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