MEMOIR Nurse Edith Cavell, (The Florence Nightingale of Brussels); Brutally Murdered by the Germans on October 12th, 1915, at 2 a.m. WWI / Nursing Memorial Broadside, Edith Cavell, d. 1915.

MEMOIR Nurse Edith Cavell, (The Florence Nightingale of Brussels); Brutally Murdered by the Germans on October 12th, 1915, at 2 a.m.

Millgate, Wigan: Palatine Press, [1915]. 1st printing (preumed). Single sheet of crepe paper, printed in 4 paragraphs, surrounding a center photographic b/w image of Cavell ('Daily Mirror Photo'). Double rules to broadside border, with crowns in the corners & midpoints of the double rule. Crossed British flags, printed in red & blue, adorns each corner of the broadside. 14" x 13-3/4" Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Old folding creases, a few small edge chips, paper flaw to left side, overall Very Good. Item #47824

Rare surviving copy of this extremely fragile 1915 broadside honoring the WWI nurse who sacrificed her life to rescue Allied soldiers, where she sheltered them in her Belgian hospital, and then arranged for their transportation to a neutral nearby country, the Netherlands.

We find no copies listed on OCLC, and this the first time we've ever had the opportunity to offer one.

Price: $750.00