Figurine of Florence Nightingale and a wounded officer

Made:
1850-1870 in England and Staffordshire
maker:
Unknown

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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).

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Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A133316
Materials:
earthenware and glazed ceramic
type:
figurine
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • statue
credit:
Glendining

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