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'Florence Nightingale in the Military Hospital at Scutari', 1855 (c)

Coloured lithograph by and after Joseph Austin Benwell, published by Peter Jackson, The Caxton Press, London and Liverpool, 1856 (c).

In this night scene, Florence Nightingale is shown on her inspection rounds of the cramped wards of the hospital at Scutari during the Crimean War (1854-1856). In what was to become an iconic image of her, Miss Nightingale is seen holding a lamp in her hand.

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NAM. 1978-10-57-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Conflict in Europe gallery

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