Great Northern Central Hospital, Holloway Road, Holloway, Greater London

Great Northern Central Hospital,  Holloway Road, Holloway, Greater London
Photograph taken 11 Jun 1888 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL08709

Interior of the number 3 Female Ward showing nursing staff and patients. Florence Nightingale set up the Nightingale Nurses Training School at St Thomas' Hospital, London, in 1860. This opened up a new profession for women.