Per the Pennsylvania Civil War 150 facebook page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.
Thursday 17th Jan I found something which made me quite happy :D - after viewing so many old and fantastic historic black and white photos and postcards on flickr both studio and casual of soldiers actors ladies gents children etc from around the Victorian period up to the first and second world wars I came across in the Oxfam charity shop in Twickenham this photo cum postcard of an attractive young girl whom a member of staf advised me was a lady who lived locally in Twickenham until…
Vintage Box for Hollywood Sani- White Shoe Polish Date Unknown.
Hollywood Sani- White Shoe Polish.Date unknown ., my guess is 30's to 40's era. The box is in so - so shape., but wanted to add this here.
Some history porn I put together for you guys. Enjoy!
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Nurse feeding a premature baby in the Baby Incubator exhibit on the Pike at the 1904 World's Fair. [.
Nurse feeding a premature baby in the Baby Incubator exhibit on the Pike at the 1904 World's Fair. ©Missouri History Museum
Nurse Helen Norman August 1885
A recently acquired Cabinet card with the name and date written to the rear.This may be Helen Cambell Norman RRC who went on to become Lady Superintendent of Nurses at the Royal Victoria Military Hospital Netley.I would love to confirm this?
BABY'S LIFE SAVING COT DESIGNED BY NURSE AT MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945
Sister Mary Williams places a young baby into the new cot she has designed at Middlesex Hospital, London. The cot is a 'box' on a stand and is leaning at a 45 degree angle: it can be laid flat. An oxygen cannister can be seen on the lower part of the frame. The ends of the cot are removable so that the baby can be treated without being lifted out.
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing is the preeminent history of nursing research center and archive.