First published in 1909, “Florence Nightingale the Angel of the Crimea” is a biographical sketch of Nightingale by American author Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Florence Nightingale (1820–1910) was an English social reformer, statistician, and pioneer of modern nursing. She became famous during the time she served as manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, giving nursing a positive reputation and becoming a Victorian culture icon. Also known as "The Lady with the Lamp", she was an accomplished writer who produced work related to medical knowledge. Contents include: “How Florence Got Her Name”, “Little Florence”, “The Squire's Daughter”, “Looking Out”, “Waiting For The Call”, “The Trumpet Call”, “The Response”, “Scutari”, “The Barrack Hospital”, “The Lady-In-Chief”, “The Lady With The Lamp”, etc.
Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards produced over 90 books over many genres, including poetry, biographies, and children's literature. Her most notable work is her children's poem "Eletelephony". Other notable works by this author include: “Baby's Rhyme Book” (1878), “Babyhood: Rhymes and Stories, Pictures and Silhouettes for Our Little Ones” (1878), and “Baby's Story Book” (1878). Read & Co is republishing this volume now in a high-quality, modern edition, complete with a biography of the author by Elizabeth Lee.