Previously unseen pic of Florence Nightingale's final days up for grabs

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London, September 11 : A previously unseen photograph of Florence Nightingale clicked during the final days of her life will be auctioned in November.

In Lizzie Caswall Smith's historic shot, the nursing heroine appears next to two lamps.

The picture was taken when the camera-shy Florence's flat in Park Lane, central London, when she was 90.

Florence nursed soldiers during the 1854-1856 Crimean War against Russia.

She later campaigned to clean up filthy Army hospitals, and saved countless soldiers from typhoid and cholera.

According to British tabloid The Sun, the picture and negative are expected to fetch 300 pounds at Dreweatts, Donnington, Berks.

ANI

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