Tag Archives: Crimean War

Scutari Crimean War Hospital

Annabelle S. Slingerland and Robin Seeley Leiden University Medical Center, Medical Faculty, the Netherlands Map of the battlefields and hospitals at the Crimea and Black Sea 1854-6, Manuel Lopez Parras 2a Death announcement in The Daily Graphic on 15 August 1910 referring to Florence Nightingale as the Lady with the Lamp in Longfellow’s poem While hospitals are […]

Medical evolutions in the Crimean War, a comparison between Britain and Russia

Dylan Chan Kai Der and Isabella Eleanor Nubari  Singapore (Spring 2016)   Florence Nightingale, The Lady with a Lamp (1854), Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.  “The butcher’s bill for the Crimean War of 1853-1856 will never be known exactly, but it probably amounted to over 1 million deaths…” — Robert Breckenridge Edgerton, Death Or […]