Image ID
DN-0065283
Headline
Photograph of British nurse Edith Cavell
Date Created
October 23, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0065283, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News Collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
104293
Max Pixels - Height
500
Max Pixels - Width
400
KEYWORDS
United States.--Army


Soldiers--Illinois--Lake County--1910-1919.--lctgm
Military camps--Illinois--Lake County--1910-1919.--lctgm
Fort Sheridan (Ill.)
Fort Sheridan (Ill.)--1910-1919.
Group portraits.--gmgpc
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat


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photograph of british nurse edith cavell

Image of a photograph of Edith Cavell, a British nurse who was shot to death in Brussels by the German Army for providing relief to Belgians. The photograph, taken when Cavell was a nurse at St. Mary's Hospital in Manchester, England, was the possession of Mrs. George Olson of Chicago, whom Cavell had visited in 1893, during the World's Columbian Exposition when she was traveling with a wealthy English family as their nurse.

Image of a photograph of Edith Cavell, a British nurse who was shot to death in Brussels by the German Army for providing relief to Belgians. The photograph, taken when Cavell was a nurse at St. Mary's Hospital in Manchester, England, was the possession of Mrs. George Olson of Chicago, whom Cavell had visited in 1893, during the World's Columbian Exposition when she was traveling with a wealthy English family as their nurse.