Coloured mezzotint; Florence Nightingale, Wellcome L0019661



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Title Coloured mezzotint: Florence Nightingale,

NIGHTINGALE, Florence {1820-1910} Crimean War: Florence Nightingale with her candle making the night round of the wards at Scutari hospital. Coloured mezzotint, c. 1855, by Tomkins after Butterworth. Florence Nightingale an angel of mercy. Scutari hospital 1855. ... Butterworth. Tomkins.

Lettering continues: "when all the medical officers have retired for the night, and silence and darkness have settled down upon thosse miles of prostrate sick, she may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds" letter from Scutari, in the Times, February 1855.

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Keywords: burgess, portraits, 2151.8; nightingale, florence {1820-19; women in medicine; Nurses; Hospitals, Military; Military Nursing; Military Personnel; Crimean War; Florence Nightingale; J. Butterworth; Charles Algernon Tomkins

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