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Old Nursing Pictures

Vintage/old nursing pictures

St Paul Training School for Nurses, first three graduates with student nurses 1900

Head nurses writing their reports while wearing their John Hopkins graduate caps

Anna Palmberg (a night nurse) wears the earliest "mob" style of cap in 1888, designed to completely cover the hair. Image courtesy of the Massachusetts General Hospital Nursing Alumnae Association.

note the glass IV bottles ... yes, we mixed our own!

Sister Trotter sets sterilised instruments out on a tray, ready to take to the doctors on their rounds at Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke. 1941.

This photo shows surgery circa 1906-1908. At that time, some surgeons had begun to wear surgical masks.

Two young 1940s nursing students studying by lamplight well into the night

Love the different caps

Night rounds with kerosene lanterns, 1899.

Love the vintage nursing gear but I am so glad I don't have to wear this to work.....

Thank you Father for my white pants and matronly modest blue shirt with the buttons on the back. I am thankful.

Nurses push their medicine cart in the World War I American Hospital - 42-27957207 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis

Student nurse, Jewish Hospital Training School for Nurses, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1910

Back in the old days of nursing we dressed like this!