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Florence Nightingale in Rome: Letters Written by Florence Nightingale in Rome in the Winter of 1847-1848
Florence Nightingale in Rome: Letters Written by Florence Nightingale in Rome in the Winter of 1847-1848
 
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 1981
Pages: 322
Binding Paperback
ISBN 871691434

Product Code: 788195077

Description
 
Mary Keele (ed). In 1847-48 Florence Nightingale, at that time a young women of 27 & unknown to the world, accompanied Mr. & Mrs. Charles Bracebridge, who were wintering in Rome for health reasons. During that time she wrote over 50 letters to her family & friends describing the sights she had seen, the people she had met, & the political changes which were exciting Rome at this springtime of the risorgimento. She had actually been born in Florence, Italy (for which she was named) in 1820, while her family was spending several years on the Continent. This volume presents Florence’s letters in four sections: en route to Italy; Rome; Paris, on the way home; & letters to Mr. Colyar. 16 illus.

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