Florence Nightingale photos with her signature is almost non-existent. There are only three know photos of herself that she signed with her name. Nightingale did not approve of of being photographed because of her religious beliefs. She would almost always refuse to be photographed. The photograph shown here was personally signed for autograph collector Charles E. Rice on May 15, 1903, on Nightingales 84th birthday. Nightingale was a British nurse known as "Lady with the Lamp." She headed a team of field nurses in the Crimean War and later founded the first institution for the training of nurses.