Statue depicting Florence Nightingale

Made:
1851-1900 in Staffordshire
maker:
Unknown

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Pottery figure depicting Florence Nightingale, Staffordshire, 1851-1900

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:
A661037
type:
figurine
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • statue
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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