Figurine of Florence Nightingale and a wounded officer

Made:
1850-1870 in Staffordshire and England
Figurine of Florence Nightingale and a wounded officer (figurine) Pottery figure group depicting Florence Nightingale standing

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Pottery figure group depicting Florence Nightingale standing
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Pottery figure group depicting Florence Nightingale standing next to a wounded officer, Staffordshire, mid 19th century

A large number of figurines were made commemorating Florence Nightingale (1820-1910). A famous figure in her day, Nightingale is remembered for the radical changes she brought to nursing after her visits to field hospitals during the Crimean War (1853-56).

Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A133316
Materials:
earthenware and glazed ceramic
Measurements:
Overall: 245 mm x 170 mm x 66 mm, 0.8 kg
type:
figurine
credit:
Glendining