Statue depicting Florence Nightingale

Made:
1851-1900 in Staffordshire
Statue depicting Florence Nightingale (figurine) Statue depicting Florence Nightingale (figurine) Pottery figure depicting Florence Nightingale, Staffordshire

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Pottery figure depicting Florence Nightingale, Staffordshire
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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).

Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A661037
Materials:
pottery
Measurements:
Overall: 372 mm x 153 mm x 102 mm, 0.92 kg
type:
figurine
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust