Florence Nightingale Auction

A letter and gifts from Florence Nightingale to her maid are to go under the hammer over 100 years after the death of Britain’s most famous nurse. Kind Florence, who changed the face nursing after her pioneering work during the Crimean War, wrote to her employee in 1892. Elizabeth Hubbard, who worked for Florence for 13 years, kept the note from her employer, an inscribed bible and a copy of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, which were given to her as gifts.

A letter and gifts from Florence Nightingale to her maid are to go under the hammer over 100 years after the death of Britain's most famous nurse. Kind Florence, who changed the face nursing after her pioneering work during the Crimean War, wrote to her employee in 1892. Elizabeth Hubbard, who worked for Florence for 13 years, kept the note from her employer, an inscribed bible and a copy of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, which were given to her as gifts.

A letter and gifts from Florence Nightingale to her maid are to go under the hammer over 100 years after the death of Britain's most famous nurse. Kind Florence, who changed the face nursing after her pioneering work during the Crimean War, wrote to her employee in 1892. Elizabeth Hubbard, who worked for Florence for 13 years, kept the note from her employer, an inscribed bible and a copy of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, which were given to her as gifts.

A letter and gifts from Florence Nightingale to her maid are to go under the hammer over 100 years after the death of Britain's most famous nurse. Kind Florence, who changed the face nursing after her pioneering work during the Crimean War, wrote to her employee in 1892. Elizabeth Hubbard, who worked for Florence for 13 years, kept the note from her employer, an inscribed bible and a copy of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, which were given to her as gifts.

A letter and gifts from Florence Nightingale to her maid are to go under the hammer over 100 years after the death of Britain's most famous nurse. Kind Florence, who changed the face nursing after her pioneering work during the Crimean War, wrote to her employee in 1892. Elizabeth Hubbard, who worked for Florence for 13 years, kept the note from her employer, an inscribed bible and a copy of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, which were given to her as gifts.