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Crimean War: women nurses tending wounded soldiers as "woman's mission". Coloured lithograph by J.A. Vinter, 1854, after H. Barraud.

Barraud, Henry, 1811-1874.
Date
6 December 1854
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Description

On the left a Sister of Charity of Saint Vincent De Paul is nursing a Turkish soldier, in the presence of a French officer. On the right two women in secular dress care for a European (British?) soldier, who gazes at one of them with a feeling expression

Publication/Creation

London (191 Regent Street) : Rudolph Ackermann, 6 December 1854 ([London?] : Day & Son, lithrs. to the Queen.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Woman's mission. ; Painted by Henry Barraud. - J.A. Vinter lith.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24314i

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