Pomegranate (Punica granatum) By Mary Daisy Arnold (ca. 1873–1955) 17 x 25 cm. Notes on original: From fruit stand. Date created: 1932-11-17. U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705
Elizabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium. During WWI established a hospital and worked as a nurse caring for soldiers and civilians. During WWII German occupation of Belgium she used her influence as Queen and German connections to assist in rescuing hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis for which she was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations by the Israeli government
Elizabeth Blackwell, b. 1821, was the first (known) female medical doctor. (An individual known to the world as James Miranda Barry became a doctor in Edinburgh in 1812, but upon his death was discovered to be a woman).
Australian Sisters on board SS Mooltan - Tasmanian Sisters on board, 1915 / photographer A.W. Savage. Army sisters en route to the Third Australian General Hospital at Lemnos. Silver gelatin photographs from the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales.