Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  3 (1854–55), 243–44.

Miss Nightingale





Medical Practitioners, Gender, Heroism, Hospitals

    Noting how the Crimean War has allowed 'the brightest side of our nature' to appear, provides a biographical account of Florence Nightingale. Observes that she 'is endowed with literary and scientific tastes in a remarkable degree'. (243) Relates the sacrifices she made to pursue a medical career and to 'form and control the entire establishment for our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors in the Levant'. Praises her 'heroism in dashing up the heights of Alma in defiance of death and all mortal opposition'. (244)

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