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Hunter, Florence Louisa, 1884–1926
Florence L. Hunter album, Bath War Hospital.
Bath, England, 1912-1919.
Physical Description:
1 volume (80 leaves, some blank) : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D629.G7 H86
Yale Center for British Art, acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Archives & Manuscripts
Bound in padded black calf, "Album" stamped in gold on front cover.
The album was compiled by Florence L. Hunter while a nurse at the Bath War Hospital. Entries from convalescing soldiers include a mixture of verse, prose, and sketches (some of them humorous). Several entries make reference to Hunter as a masseuse. An appreciation from Private W.J. Bonny, in 1918, credits her for his renewed ability to walk: "Week in, week out, month in, month out, Miss Hunter pegged away at my legs with little to encourage her in her work ..."
Subject Terms:
Hunter, Florence Louisa, 1884-1926.
Military nursing -- Great Britain.
Nurses -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Hospitals -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Great Britain.
Albums (books)
Commonplace books.
Drawings (visual works)

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