Florence Nightingale {1850-1860}

The 1850s were an interesting time with, firstly, the start of both the Crimean war between Russia and her ally Turkey and allies Britain and France and the second Opium war (between Britain and China).  Secondly, there was the publication of well known novels such as Moby Dick and Uncle Tom's Cabin.  Thirdly, the Great Exhibition,…

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